Peabody-led research report sheds light on impact of effective school leadership on student learning outcomes
Feb. 16, 2021—A major new research review commissioned by The Wallace Foundation paints a detailed picture of how strong principals affect students’ educational and social outcomes. The report, co-authored by Professor Jason A. Grissom at Vanderbilt University, concludes that school leaders are even more important than previously believed and that investing in their success has a very large payoff.
Jan. 15, 2021—Six researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development have been selected for "Education Week's" 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual list highlighting education researchers who have demonstrated the greatest influence over educational policy and practice.
Jan. 15, 2021—Education Week recently released the 2021 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, an annual list highlighting education researchers who have demonstrated the greatest influence over educational policy and practice. Six researchers from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development were selected for inclusion this year. The Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings draw on nine metrics, including...
Nov. 11, 2020—Twenty-nine prominent faculty from across campus comprise Vanderbilt University’s latest endowed chair honorees. They include scholars working in diverse areas—from election analysis and lung cancer research to the nascent field of neurolaw, exploring the brain mechanism underlying legal decision-making.
Supervision of principals should focus on instructional leadership, according to Vanderbilt research supported by the Wallace Foundation
Jul. 28, 2020—Research on the evolving role of principal supervisors from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development was included in two of three reports released July 21 by the Wallace Foundation, a national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning for marginalized children.
Jan. 8, 2020—Seven professors from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are on the 2020 list, as well as one from the College of Arts and Science.
Sep. 30, 2019—Children from higher income families are far more likely to be in gifted programs than less wealthy classmates according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Jul. 17, 2019—Peabody College faculty will be among a cohort of experts to produce reports on key leadership issues in K-12 education.
Jul. 16, 2019—According to a new Vanderbilt study, school turnaround strategies in Tennessee are not working as intended.
Jan. 31, 2019—A new research brief from the Tennessee Education Research Alliance finds that principal quality varies greatly from school to school in Tennessee and effective principals are not distributed equally in schools across the state.
Jan. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University has increased its presence in "Education Week’s" annual listing of the most influential public scholars in education.
Nov. 29, 2018—A Vanderbilt study finds that teachers of color are more likely to transfer schools than White teachers, especially when they are racially isolated.