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Author: Joan Brasher

MEDIA ADVISORY: Vanderbilt, TDOE to launch new research alliance

Oct. 4, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will be rolled out at an Oct. 20 reception.

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Professor, Paralympian chosen to evaluate Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center

Sep. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt's Anjali Forber-Pratt has been awarded a grant to evaluate and bolster spinal cord injury resources.

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Study: Alternatively certified teachers more likely to leave

Sep. 26, 2016—Alternatively certified teachers are more likely to leave the profession than traditionally certified teachers, according to a new study.

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Pyramid Model could reduce preschool expulsion rate

Sep. 26, 2016—Preschoolers are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children.

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New ‘toolkit’ for math teachers designed to make algebra easier

Sep. 23, 2016—The three-year experiment is a partnership with Chelmsford, Massachusetts, public schools.

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New cohort of Humphrey Fellows to be welcomed Sept. 22

Sep. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt’s newest cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows have arrived and will be officially welcomed Sept. 22.

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Goldring selected for 2016 UCEA Lifetime Achievement Award

Sep. 14, 2016—The University Council for Educational Administration has selected Vanderbilt researcher Ellen Goldring to receive its prestigious Roald F. Campbell Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016.

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Longitudinal study of gifted children featured in ‘Nature’

Sep. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt's Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth is featured in the September issue of the prestigious scientific journal "Nature."

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Study: Homebuyer course attendees less likely to face foreclosure

Sep. 2, 2016—Odd of foreclosure were 42 percent lower among those who completed the homebuyer class.

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Study: IES-funded research improves quality of math education

Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.

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Vanderbilt University, Peabody student listed among those contributing to the public good

Aug. 30, 2016—Vanderbilt University is ranked 22nd in the Best National Universities category in the 2016 "Washington Monthly" college rankings—up from No. 25 last year.

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Mimi Engel featured on kindergarten math podcast

Aug. 26, 2016—Engel is featured on "Mathematics content coverage and student learning in kindergarten."

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