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WATCH: DeVos’ focus on school choice doesn’t address key issues, say education research panelists

Apr. 3, 2017—“Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” is available to watch online now.

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App will help students self-monitor and improve classroom behavior

Mar. 29, 2017—A self-monitoring intervention will provide critical support to teachers working with students who have challenging behaviors.

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TN principal exam fails to predict success; hinders diversity efforts

Mar. 16, 2017—The SLLA may not be the right measure for hiring principals.

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Vanderbilt’s Heinrich named AERA Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt education professor Carolyn J. Heinrich is among 14 scholars selected as 2017 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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New system will guide behavior analysis in the classroom

Feb. 21, 2017—Blair Lloyd's study is supported by a $400,000 early career grant from the Institute of Education Sciences.

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Vanderbilt psychologist wins Sloan research fellowship

Feb. 21, 2017—Psychologist Jennifer Trueblood has been awarded a $60,000 research fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at encouraging promising young scholars.

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Teacher turnover rates critical in TN turnaround efforts

Feb. 14, 2017—Both ASD and IZone schools are recruiting effective teachers, but the iZone schools are doing a better job of retaining them.

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TN teachers’ job satisfaction linked to performance scores

Feb. 1, 2017—Tennessee Tennessee teachers who received higher performance ratings reported higher job satisfaction than their peers.

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$2.5M grant supports study that examines link between math and reading comprehension

Feb. 1, 2017—The research represents one of four Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs established by the NIH in 2012.

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New juvenile drug treatment courts guidelines grounded in research

Jan. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers helped re-write the guidelines for America's Juvenile drug treatment courts.

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GRE may be poor predictor of science success: study

Jan. 19, 2017—Since it was created in 1949, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has been one of the most widely used requirements for admission to U.S. graduate schools. As a predictor of performance and success in graduate school, however, the exam is not without its critics.

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Participate in Vanderbilt Kennedy Center study that aims to teach kids how to cope with stress

Jan. 4, 2017—The study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching families about stress, providing parenting information that may reduce feelings of depression, and teaching children coping skills.

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