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People with less financial knowledge unlikely to borrow for college

May. 31, 2017—People 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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Vanderbilt’s international scholars exchange ideas at Lipscomb literacy event

May. 1, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s eighth cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows recently shared ideas and experiences at "Global Voices: An Initiative of Abriendo Puertas."

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Pre-K needs proper implementation and rigorous evaluation to succeed

Apr. 27, 2017—Mark Lipsey presented a pre-K consensus report, a joint effort by several institutions to inform lawmakers and other education thought leaders.

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Teacher merit pay has merit: new report

Apr. 11, 2017—Teacher merit pay programs have been associated with a statistically significant positive effect on student outcomes.

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Fears about college debt vary by subgroup, study finds

Apr. 7, 2017—Loan aversion is more common in prospective college students than previously documented and may be affected by gender, age and race.

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WATCH: DeVos’ focus on school choice doesn’t address key issues, say education research panelists

Apr. 3, 2017—“Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” is available to watch online now.

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Vanderbilt Humphrey fellows to visit Dollywood, Vol State

Mar. 17, 2017—Vanderbilt’s eighth cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows will visit the Great Smoky Mountains and meet with colleagues at Vol State.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Education policy webinar on Trump’s first 100 days is March 28

Mar. 16, 2017—A panel of Peabody researchers will discuss the impact of the new administration from a research perspective.

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TN principal exam fails to predict success; hinders diversity efforts

Mar. 16, 2017—The SLLA may not be the right measure for hiring principals.

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Celebration honors new holders of endowed chairs at Vanderbilt

Mar. 2, 2017—Ten Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored Tuesday during a celebration at the Student Life Center. Their academic achievements range from imaginative scholarship on economics and development to groundbreaking discoveries about the role of DNA in memory formation.

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AERA articles by Vanderbilt researchers among ‘most read’ of 2016

Mar. 2, 2017—Emily Tanner-Smith, Jason Grissom and more Peabody researchers are featured on this year's list.

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Vanderbilt’s Heinrich named AERA Fellow

Feb. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt education professor Carolyn J. Heinrich is among 14 scholars selected as 2017 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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