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Vanderbilt faculty funded to train researchers to study school leadership

Sep. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are among those from 10 institutions to benefit from $6.5 million in funding by the Institute of Education Sciences to train and develop education scientists.

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App will help students self-monitor and improve classroom behavior

Mar. 29, 2017—A self-monitoring intervention will provide critical support to teachers working with students who have challenging behaviors.

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New system will guide behavior analysis in the classroom

Feb. 21, 2017—Blair Lloyd's study is supported by a $400,000 early career grant from the Institute of Education Sciences.

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Early math knowledge related to later achievement

Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.

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Pyramid Model could reduce preschool expulsion rate

Sep. 26, 2016—Preschoolers are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children.

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Erik Carter serves as expert speaker at Congressional briefing

Mar. 9, 2016—Changing post-school pathways of youth and young adults with severe disabilities was the focus of Erik Carter’s presentation at a Congressional briefing.

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School turnaround focus of five-year, $5M study

Feb. 17, 2016—Evaluating a new initiative to turn around North Carolina’s lowest-performing schools is the focus of a new Vanderbilt University study.

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New study to examine how ‘working memory’ affects math competency

Jul. 17, 2015—Over four years, the Vanderbilt-led study will provide 360 Metro Nashville Public School second-graders with one-to-one math tutoring.

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Peabody faculty pioneer Down syndrome speech and learning interventions

Apr. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers are blazing new trails in language and learning programs designed to ensure children with Down syndrome have the brightest possible futures.

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$10M grant establishes center to boost outcomes for children with learning disabilities

Aug. 27, 2013—A team of Vanderbilt professors will develop new math and reading strategies aimed at improving student success with the support of a new $10 million federal grant.

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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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Tennessee pre-k students see 82 percent gain over peers

Feb. 24, 2011—Students in Tennessee's state prekindergarten program experience an average of 82 percent greater gains in literacy and math skills over their peers who do not attend state pre-k.

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