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Policymakers: Teachers’ input is vital

May. 9, 2016—Tennessee lawmakers encouraged aspiring teachers to use their unique perspective to impact education policy decisions during a panel discussion May 5.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to speak March 29

Mar. 14, 2016—The Center for Latin American Studies and the Peabody College Department of Teaching and Learning will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to Nashville March 29-30. Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique’s Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.

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Buena Vista CHAMPs

Oct. 29, 2015—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Buena Vista Enhanced Option Elementary School leaders, students and community recently celebrated the opening of a new outdoor classroom and garden.

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New garden seeks to give children early start on health

Aug. 27, 2015—Skipping along crushed stone pathways flanked by lush green vegetation, students at John B. Whitsitt Elementary School were eager to show a bevy of guests their new classroom: an 11,000-square-foot garden.

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Tennessee’s STEM investment showing promise

Dec. 10, 2014—The Tennessee STEM Innovation Network is demonstrating progress, according to a Vanderbilt research study.

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International fellows partner with MNPS and Nashville Academies

Oct. 28, 2013—Eleven international educators from around the world—from Myanmar to Swaziland—are spending a year in Nashville to learn about educational policy and administration.

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College students help make future Nashville charter schools ‘next generation’

May. 23, 2013—Nashville’s mayor wants to launch a number of college prep charter schools over the next few years, and the city is turning to students in the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute for creative ideas on how to innovate within these schools to maximize preparation for college and the world beyond.

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Media Advisory: Peabody College to host panel discussion on school vouchers

Feb. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville will host a panel discussion on school vouchers, featuring industry experts on the subject on Feb. 7.

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Music Makes Us engages public school students through music

Nov. 14, 2012—Sweet sounds can be heard in area public schools, thanks to Music Makes Us: The Nashville Music Education Project, an exciting program announced last year by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. This fall, Music Makes Us—a partnership among the mayor’s office, the Music City Music Council and the Nashville Public Education Foundation—officially put into action its...

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School for Science and Math students honored by Siemens

Nov. 8, 2012—Four seniors in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) have been recognized as semifinalists in the national Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.

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Claire Smrekar in The Tennessean: Role of public education is key

Aug. 8, 2012—Public education is fundamental to the aims of promoting democracy, social efficiency, and social mobility, writes Claire Smrekar, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations at Peabody.

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Applications now being accepted for talented MNPS students to attend class at Vanderbilt

Jan. 3, 2012—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is now accepting applications for the Class of 2016. The SSMV is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The SSMV offers high school students a four-year interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities, where internationally...

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