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MEDIA ADVISORY: Education policy webinar on Trump’s first 100 days is March 28

by Mar. 16, 2017, 4:42 PM


Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will host “Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” a live interactive webinar on education policy, Tuesday, March 28, at 9 a.m. A panel of Peabody researchers will discuss the impact of the new administration from a research perspective.

Visit the Peabody First 100 Days webinar page to register for this free event.

Follow @VUPeabody on Twitter for live coverage. Submit real-time questions for the panelists using #PbdyFirst100 or by emailing

The panelists:

Angela Boatman, assistant professor of public policy and higher education, is an expert on the phenomenon of loan aversion and the impact of policy decisions on borrowing practices and higher education attainment.

Gary T. Henry, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, is an expert on school choice, school turnaround and state takeovers of failing schools, particularly in Tennessee and North Carolina.

Claire Smrekar, associate professor of public policy and education is an expert on school choice, including vouchers and charter schools, and served as an expert witness on the recent Cleveland, Mississippi, schools desegregation case.

Matthew G. Springer, assistant professor of public policy and education, is an expert on teacher performance pay, school leadership and teacher turnover and mobility.

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