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Peabody to host lecture on educational change in Finland

Nov. 22, 2011—Lecture addresses education reform differences between the United States and Finland, the top-ranked country in math, science and reading.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 22, 2011—Education experts from the Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews.

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‘Little difference’ in principals’ leadership practices across school types

Jul. 15, 2011—New research from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College reveals little difference among school leaders across public, private and choice schools.

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Principals do not feel competition from charter schools

Apr. 21, 2011—New research finds principals at non-charter schools are not motivated by competition from charter schools, debunking a commonly held perception about one of the impacts of charter schools on a school system.

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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 8-12

Apr. 8, 2011—The latest research on the nation’s key education issues, from incentive pay to school choice, will be presented by Vanderbilt University Peabody College researchers April 8-12 at the American Educational Research Foundation annual conference in New Orleans. A sampling of the research is presented below. To view the full conference program, visit: www.aera.net. All listings...

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Researchers put school choice options under the microscope

Mar. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt education experts explore the complex issues surrounding school choice in new book published this month by Harvard Education Press.

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How does the policy environment impact charter schools?

Jan. 26, 2011—Charter schools and mayoral control are both hot topics in education reform.  Indiana combined these reform strategies when enacting a new charter school law in 2001.  Under the law, the mayor of Indianapolis was granted authorizing authority to charter schools in the Indianapolis Public Schools district, as well as 10 surrounding districts within metro Indianapolis. ...

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