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New research to help principals use teacher effectiveness for hiring, retention decisions

Nov. 29, 2012—Helping school administrators navigate an ever-growing stream of teacher effectiveness data and apply it to their human capital decision-making is the focus of a Vanderbilt University study, which was awarded a $590,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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School choice: Not your father’s classroom

Nov. 28, 2012—Peabody professor Ellen Goldring comments on a battle over school reform that could reshape public education in Michigan.

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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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Tennessean column: Charter school studies find good, bad results

Jun. 22, 2012—Educational researchers think the verdict is still out on the benefits of charter schools.

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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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Education policies in Appalachian region focus of new Peabody research

Jan. 31, 2012—A $28 million, five-year grant from the Institute for Education Sciences will fund Peabody research on education policies in the Appalachian region.

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

Jan. 2, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to talk to media regarding the much-anticipated bill that would overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – also known as No Child Left Behind.

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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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‘Little difference’ in principals’ leadership practices across school types

Jul. 15, 2011—New research from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College reveals little difference among school leaders across public, private and choice schools.

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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 8-12

Apr. 8, 2011—The latest research on the nation’s key education issues, from incentive pay to school choice, will be presented by Vanderbilt University Peabody College researchers April 8-12 at the American Educational Research Foundation annual conference in New Orleans. A sampling of the research is presented below. To view the full conference program, visit: www.aera.net. All listings...

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Researchers put school choice options under the microscope

Mar. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt education experts explore the complex issues surrounding school choice in new book published this month by Harvard Education Press.

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Desegregation, re-segregation, immigration in Nashville schools discussed Oct. 30

Oct. 16, 2007—Local school and community leaders and education researchers will look at the dynamics leading to and resulting from the racial composition of Nashville's K-12 schools Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 3:30 p.m.

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