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Haslam talks leadership with aspiring principals

Jun. 20, 2016—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam met with aspiring principals at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College to talk about what makes an effective leader.

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MEDIA TIP SHEET: Education researchers available to comment on Metro Schools’ next steps

Jun. 10, 2016—Peabody researchers can speak on a wide array of topics, including talent retention, school turnaround and administrative leadership.

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Media Advisory: Panel on how educators and policymakers can work together

Apr. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development will host a forum on Thursday, May 5, at 4:30 p.m. to initiate conversation around best practices for educators when working with policymakers. The panel is slated to include: Rep. Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville Rep. John Ray Clemmons, D-Nashville Wright Middle School 8th grade teacher Kristian Dennison Shafer...

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College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report

Apr. 27, 2016—College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report.

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Vanderbilt’s Humphrey Fellows travel to East Tennessee

Apr. 19, 2016—Ten international scholars wrapped up their 10-month fellowship with a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Charter school grads stay in college, earn more money: study

Apr. 7, 2016—Students who attend charter high schools are more likely to go to college, stay in college and make more money than students who attend traditional public high schools.

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Vanderbilt’s Gary Henry named AERA Fellow

Mar. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt education professor Gary Henry is among 22 scholars selected as 2016 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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What makes students stick with a MOOC?

Feb. 26, 2016—A new large-scale study took an in-depth look at persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses.

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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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Fourteen faculty members selected as 2016 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Jan. 21, 2016—Fourteen outstanding faculty members from across the university have been named to the 2016 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from the humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, and clinical sciences, as well as business, education and engineering.

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Teacher’s race affects gifted program selections

Jan. 18, 2016—With equal test scores, black students are about half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted programs in math and reading, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.

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Vanderbilt education faculty named among top influencers

Jan. 6, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt professors were included in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings.

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