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Study confirms link between early test scores and adult achievement

Jun. 2, 2016—Students who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.

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Peabody College’s special education department launches gifted endorsement

Oct. 9, 2013—The Department of Special Education now offers an add-on endorsement for students enrolled in a teaching licensure program, as well as those who already hold a teaching license.

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Weekend program for gifted students now taking applications

Jul. 10, 2013—Weekend Academy at Vanderbilt University (WAVU) is a residential academic program for gifted students. Over a weekend, students engage in an accelerated two-day course of study designed and taught by Vanderbilt University faculty and scholars. WAVU also provides an opportunity for students to come together to learn and collaborate with a group of like-ability peers. Who?...

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Programs for Talented Youth receives grant to aid low-income gifted students

Apr. 6, 2012—A grant for Programs for Talented Youth will fund scholarships for low-income gifted students.

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Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young resumes January 2012

Nov. 10, 2011—The Saturday Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young will resume Jan. 21, 2012, and will be held consecutive Saturdays through Feb. 25. SAVY provides a dynamic, fast-paced curriculum experience to qualifying gifted children in kindergarten and grades 1–6. SAVY participants typically test at the 95th percentile and above on either verbal or nonverbal sections of...

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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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