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Dale Farran Archives

Vanderbilt University honors 32 as emeriti faculty

May. 12, 2017—Thirty-two retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 12, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Pre-K needs proper implementation and rigorous evaluation to succeed

Apr. 27, 2017—Mark Lipsey presented a pre-K consensus report, a joint effort by several institutions to inform lawmakers and other education thought leaders.

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Vanderbilt’s Heinrich named AERA Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt education professor Carolyn J. Heinrich is among 14 scholars selected as 2017 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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Early math knowledge related to later achievement

Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.

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Spending more on pre-K doesn’t guarantee success: Report

Oct. 25, 2016—Many U.S. states have been quick to invest in pre-k without a clear strategy for success.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Farran to discuss new pre-K report at Brookings panel

Oct. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt professor and pre-K expert Dale Farran will discuss her latest pre-K research Oct. 26.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Experts available to comment on back-to-school trends

Jul. 28, 2016—Faculty at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are available to comment on trends in K-12 and higher education.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Education researchers available to comment on Metro Schools’ next steps

Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Experts available on education policy topics

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.

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Quality early-grade teachers key to maximize pre-K benefits

Dec. 30, 2015—Preschool alone is not the silver bullet to end poverty or close achievement gaps.

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Pre-K in TN: How can we sustain the gains?

Sep. 28, 2015—A coherent vision and consistent implementation is needed to bolster the power of pre-K.

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Educators grapple with future of pre-k

Sep. 25, 2015—A panel discussion Sept. 24 delved into the challenges Tennessee faces in "scaling up" quality pre-k.

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