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The impacts of minimum competency exam graduation requirements on high school graduation, college attendance and early labor market success

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  • Bishop, John H. & Mane, Ferran, 2001. "The impacts of minimum competency exam graduation requirements on high school graduation, college attendance and early labor market success," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 203-222, May.
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