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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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Vanderbilt scholar’s research with black males expands to Pittsburgh

Nov. 23, 2011—Two western Pennsylvania school systems will use a program developed at Vanderbilt University to encourage young black males to be successful in school and go on to college.

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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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Preparing teachers for diversity

Apr. 5, 2011—Research from Peabody College faculty members Donna Ford and Rich Milner is featured in the latest volume released by the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

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TIPSHEET: An African American has achieved the nation’s highest office – what now?

Nov. 20, 2008—Barack Obama's history-making election to president of the United States has many wondering what does this achievement mean for race relations in America – what now? Is there still need for affirmative action? Is there less racism in America than we might have once thought? Will the Obamas have an impact on African Americans' and others' expectations for and perceptions of family and achievement?

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