Education Evolution: Vanderbilt scholars are working to align higher ed policy with 21st-century needs
Aug. 20, 2019—Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.
May. 1, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study finds that a pre-college advising program in high schools increases community college enrollment for Hispanic students of all income levels and low-income students in general. The paper is published in the "Journal of Policy Analysis and Management."
Apr. 3, 2019—Some of the leading efforts to understand the changing nature of public higher education, and implement policies to address those shifts, are being directed by Peabody faculty and alumni.
Jan. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.
May. 31, 2017—People with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Apr. 7, 2017—Loan aversion is more common in prospective college students than previously documented and may be affected by gender, age and race.
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.
Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.
Feb. 26, 2016—A new large-scale study took an in-depth look at persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses.
Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.
Jan. 15, 2015—A new two-year Vanderbilt study seeks to better understand students’ potential aversion to borrowing for college.
Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.