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Vanderbilt experts can provide insights into Nashville’s growth

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.

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Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.

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Vanderbilt education faculty’s research featured at AERA April 3-7

Mar. 26, 2014—The latest research on key education issues will be presented by faculty from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development at the American Educational Research Association’s annual meeting in Philadelphia April 3-7.

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Faculty Senate meeting minutes for November available online

Feb. 17, 2014—(John Russell/Vanderbilt) Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Nov. 7 meeting are now available online on the Faculty Senate website. At the Nov. 7 meeting, senators Kathryn Anderson, Mark Cannon, Claire Smrekar and Myrna Wooders submitted a revised version of the Faculty Senate resolution regarding student safety and security. More specifically, the revised resolution recommends...

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Faculty Senate meeting minutes for October available online

Dec. 9, 2013—Minutes from the Vanderbilt Faculty Senate’s Oct. 3 meeting are available online on the Faculty Senate website.

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Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 1, 2013—As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year, education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews on a variety of topics.

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Experts on Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) available

Jun. 11, 2013—Peabody experts are available to talk to media regarding the bill known as No Child Left Behind.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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School vouchers discussion draws crowd

Feb. 11, 2013—A panel discussion on school vouchers drew a standing-room-only crowd to Vanderbilt's Commons Center Feb. 7. Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville hosted the discussion.

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The Tennessean: TN school voucher issues ripple far

Feb. 8, 2013—Peabody professors Claire Smrekar and Ron Zimmer weighed in on school vouchers during a panel discussion sponsored by the League of Women Voters in collaboration with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Media Advisory: Peabody College to host panel discussion on school vouchers

Feb. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville will host a panel discussion on school vouchers, featuring industry experts on the subject on Feb. 7.

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

Aug. 8, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to speak about merit pay, No Child Left Behind, school choice, immigration, pre-K, reading, gifted education, financial aid, ESL, bullying and more.

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