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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.

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HuffPost Live: ‘Are there racial imbalances in special ed?’

Jul. 27, 2015—Donna Y. Ford discusses a new report that challenges the long-held notion that minorities are overrepresented in special education.

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Class of 2015: Julian Hinds champions students and civil rights

Apr. 22, 2015—One of the challenges of doing the work that Julian Hinds is determined to do is that results may not be immediately palpable. Hinds plans to be an attorney who is deeply invested in civil rights issues and helping students gain access to quality education.

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Vanderbilt Peabody researchers featured at AERA April 16-20

Apr. 8, 2015—Peabody faculty and graduate students will present on the topics of value-added, teacher effectiveness, minorities in STEM, connected learning, disabilities and more.

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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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Education professor nominated for NAACP Image Award for new book

Jan. 17, 2014—Vanderbilt University Professor Donna Y. Ford is among the distinguished nominees for the 45th NAACP Image Awards.

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Vanderbilt education expert: Unintentional discrimination illegal, unacceptable

Aug. 27, 2013—A federal district court judge's ruling that found an Illinois school district discriminated against gifted Hispanic students is just the latest example that "separate is inherently equal," says Vanderbilt University’s Donna Ford who served as an expert witness for the plaintiff in the case.

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Ford wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Apr. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt's Donna Ford is one of 14 university professors being recognized by the Southeastern Conference for achievement in research and scholarship.

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Dillehay, Barz and three others win awards at Faculty Assembly

Apr. 3, 2013—Five Vanderbilt faculty were recognized with awards at the Spring Faculty Assembly, including an ethnomusicologist who fights the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and a champion for minority students in gifted education programs.

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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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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 13-17

Apr. 11, 2012—Peabody faculty will present research on the nation’s key issues in education at the AERA conference April 13-17.

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