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Career and technical education is focus of $5M research network

Nov. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt Education Policy Researcher Shaun M. Dougherty will help lead the Career and Technical Education Research Network, a new $5 million research project designed to increase the evidence base on career and technical education.

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SAILS math remediation eliminated students’ delay in entering college-level courses; did not increase math achievement

Nov. 20, 2018—Researchers evaluated Tennessee's online course that students complete during high school to avoid taking remedial math in college.

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Student loan aversion article tops AERA’s most popular articles

Jan. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt scholars topped the American Educational Research Association’s list of most-read articles in 2017.

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People with less financial knowledge unlikely to borrow for college

Oct. 16, 2017—People either with low levels of financial literacy or who have used payday lending are far less willing to borrow to pay for college, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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Diagnosis dismal

Aug. 31, 2016—A new report highlights the need to improve college affordability, especially for lower-income families.

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