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Education and Psychology

Study confirms link between early test scores and adult achievement

Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.

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School for Science and Math honors 23 MNPS seniors

May. 19, 2016—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt honored 23 high school students from five Metro Nashville Public Schools.

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Family, food and fun: Vanderbilt helps empower kid chefs

May. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt and several community partners have collaborated on a nutrition program in which children help their families eat healthier cuisine.

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Policymakers: Teachers’ input is vital

May. 9, 2016—Tennessee lawmakers encouraged aspiring teachers to use their unique perspective to impact education policy decisions during a panel discussion May 5.

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Special education researcher honored by White House

May. 6, 2016—President Barack Obama honored Christopher J. Lemons during the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers at the White House May 5.

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College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report

Apr. 27, 2016—College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report.

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Gordon Logan elected member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr. 20, 2016—The eminent Vanderbilt psychologist Gordon Logan has been elected as a new member of one of the nation’s oldest learned societies, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Farran named ‘Children’s Champion’ by NAAEYC

Apr. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt education researcher Dale Farran was honored by the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children April 10.

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Vanderbilt education faculty featured at AERA annual meeting

Apr. 7, 2016—The latest research will be presented by faculty from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting.

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Charter school grads stay in college, earn more money: study

Apr. 7, 2016—Students who attend charter high schools are more likely to go to college, stay in college and make more money than students who attend traditional public high schools.

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The proof is in the pizza

Apr. 6, 2016—For young man with autism, cooking is more than a pastime, it’s a calling.

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Instructional preference may boost children’s learning

Apr. 6, 2016—When it comes to teaching toddlers, there’s no such thing as one size fits all.

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