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Supplemental Educational Services and Student Test Score Gains: Evidence from a Large, Urban School District

  title={Supplemental Educational Services and Student Test Score Gains: Evidence from a Large, Urban School District},
  author={Matthew Springer and Matthew J. Pepper and Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar},
  journal={Journal of Education Finance},
  pages={370 - 403}
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