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Segregation issues linger 50 years after Coleman Report

Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a panel discussion Oct. 27 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts to mark 50 years since the passage of the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.

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Education Equity Fifty Years After Coleman

Oct. 27, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts explored how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report. The event was co-sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for Nashville Studies; Community, Neighborhood and Local Government Relation’s Food for...

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Exploring education equity 50 years after Coleman

Sep. 19, 2016—On Oct. 27, a panel of education experts will explore how policymakers, scholars and school leaders are still addressing the pressing questions and concerns raised by the "Equality of Educational Opportunity" study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.

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Zeppos tells Rotary Club that success of Vanderbilt and Nashville are entwined

Jun. 16, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos told civic leaders this week that the missions of Vanderbilt University – discovery, excellence and diversity — mirror those of Nashville, and the two institutions are each made stronger by that relationship.

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Vanderbilt Poll-Nashville: Newly elected leadership must find balance between social services, continued economic development

Oct. 13, 2015—Nearly three-quarters of Nashville residents are optimistic about the state of the city, but significant differences of opinion exist, primarily along income--rather than racial--lines.

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Homeless advocates gather to discuss new housing study

Aug. 28, 2015—Housing vouchers work best, but landlords often are unwilling to accept them in Nashville's strong rental market.

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Peabody helping school leaders manage challenges in ELL

Sep. 16, 2014—Metro Nashville Public Schools and Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are working collaboratively to develop tools and workshops to boost instruction for English language learners.

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Engineering professor shares mapping technology with teachers

Aug. 20, 2014—Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum.

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Sports medicine provided free to 28 Nashville schools

Jul. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt is the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro Nashville high schools.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt graduates new class

May. 14, 2014—Among those graduating May 10 from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is Hume-Fogg High School valedictorian Chelsea Guo.

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Pen pal project unites graduate, middle school students

Apr. 17, 2014—More than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School met the Vanderbilt graduate student pen pals with whom they have been corresponding and were treated to a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities on April 16.

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