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Teacher turnover rates critical in TN turnaround efforts

Feb. 14, 2017—Both ASD and IZone schools are recruiting effective teachers, but the iZone schools are doing a better job of retaining them.

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Online graduate-degree programs for educators launched by Vanderbilt

Feb. 10, 2017—An online master's in school counseling and a doctorate in education will launch this fall.

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TN teachers’ job satisfaction linked to performance scores

Feb. 1, 2017—Tennessee Tennessee teachers who received higher performance ratings reported higher job satisfaction than their peers.

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New juvenile drug treatment courts guidelines grounded in research

Jan. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers helped re-write the guidelines for America's Juvenile drug treatment courts.

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GRE may be poor predictor of science success: study

Jan. 19, 2017—Since it was created in 1949, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has been one of the most widely used requirements for admission to U.S. graduate schools. As a predictor of performance and success in graduate school, however, the exam is not without its critics.

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Vanderbilt’s Peabody College faculty among top education influencers

Jan. 13, 2017—Seven Peabody professors are in the 2017 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs

Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows program partners with Lipscomb University

Dec. 9, 2016—Lipscomb University will serve as an associate campus to Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellowship program.

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Haslam names second cohort for school leadership academy at Vanderbilt

Nov. 17, 2016—Tennessee assistant principals were named to a Vanderbilt fellowship that is building a pipeline of highly-trained school leaders.

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Segregation issues linger 50 years after Coleman Report

Nov. 2, 2016—Vanderbilt hosted a panel discussion Oct. 27 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts to mark 50 years since the passage of the Equality of Educational Opportunity study, popularly known as the Coleman Report.

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Spending more on pre-K doesn’t guarantee success: Report

Oct. 25, 2016—Many U.S. states have been quick to invest in pre-k without a clear strategy for success.

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Vanderbilt and TN Department of Education partner to support school improvement

Oct. 20, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will carry out research with clear, practical implications for the state’s key education strategies.

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