Claire Smrekar Archives
Jan. 19, 2018—On Jan. 11, the D.C. Public Charter School Board voted unanimously to shut down a charter school previously praised by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump. Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education Claire Smrekar breaks down why some charter schools fail and what factors may lead to their success in "The Conversation."
Apr. 3, 2017—“Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” is available to watch online now.
Mar. 16, 2017—A panel of Peabody researchers will discuss the impact of the new administration from a research perspective.
Feb. 13, 2017—Six new courses, ranging from the impact of African music on politics to the interdisciplinary applications of virtual reality to big data methods for smart city development, are among the second set of University Courses to be offered at Vanderbilt University.
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.
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.
Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.
Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.
Jan. 11, 2016—As Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, Peabody College has a wealth of experts available to speak to the press.
Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.
Nov. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt experts from a variety of fields are available to help explain issues surrounding Nashville's transformation into the latest “it” city.
Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.