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New study to examine how ‘working memory’ affects math competency

Jul. 17, 2015—Over four years, the Vanderbilt-led study will provide 360 Metro Nashville Public School second-graders with one-to-one math tutoring.

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MNPS educators honored as Blue Ribbon Teachers

May. 26, 2015—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception May 21 honoring 50 Metro Nashville Public Schools Blue Ribbon Teachers selected through a community-driven awards program.

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Mayor shares love of reading with Patterson RAPS participants

Mar. 17, 2015—Mayor Karl Dean discussed the joys of reading with Metro Nashville Public School students at the March 14 meeting of Patterson RAPS (Read and Play Saturdays). The program, funded by a gift from best-selling author James Patterson, aims to instill a love of reading in participants.

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Hillsboro High student partners with VU researcher on cave drug study

Jan. 27, 2015—Hillsboro High School senior Alex Jolly advanced to the semi-finals in the Intel Science Talent Search with his research project on cave drugs.

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International scholars to visit Eakin school Jan. 27-30

Jan. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey fellows will share their cultures with students at Eakin Elementary School.

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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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Teaching as a team sport boosts student performance

Nov. 21, 2014—Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Humphrey Fellows confab with Jay Steele on MNPS Academies

Oct. 7, 2014—Jay Steele, chief academic officer for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, met with Vanderbilt’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows to discuss The Academies of Nashville, a model in use in 12 Metro Nashville public high schools.

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Sports Medicine Provided Free to Area Schools

Sep. 26, 2014—For more than 20 years, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine has maintained a relationship with Metro Nashville Public Schools to ensure excellent care is provided to local athletes. Vanderbilt is now the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro high schools.

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Peabody helping school leaders manage challenges in ELL

Sep. 16, 2014—Metro Nashville Public Schools and Vanderbilt’s Peabody College are working collaboratively to develop tools and workshops to boost instruction for English language learners.

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Engineering professor shares mapping technology with teachers

Aug. 20, 2014—Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum.

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Wellcast: Help your child succeed at school

Aug. 15, 2014—Learn from Metro Nashville Public Schools' Gini Pupo Walker on how you can get involved and help your child succeed in the classroom.

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