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Sports medicine provided free to 28 Nashville schools

Jul. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt is the official sports medicine provider to all 15 Metro Nashville high schools.

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Metro students make bicycle models with high-tech tools

Jun. 18, 2014—Thirteen Nashville public high school students are spending their summer mornings on the Vanderbilt campus building bicycle models using software tools developed to revolutionize the manufacturing of military vehicles.

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Pre-K ‘best practices’ goal of PRI, MNPS team

May. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Peabody Research Institute will collaborate with Metro Schools’ newly appointed director of early learning innovation, Lisa Wiltshire, to create and document a preschool curriculum rooted in play, experimentation and discovery.

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School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt graduates new class

May. 14, 2014—Among those graduating May 10 from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is Hume-Fogg High School valedictorian Chelsea Guo.

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HOD senior project award winners address Common Core, corporate diversity

May. 8, 2014—Evaluating a student’s written work against Common Core State Standards will be made easier for teachers at Nashville Prep charter school thanks to a toolkit created by 2014 graduate Lisa Koenig, who was named winner of the 2014 Senior Project IMPACT Award.

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VSVS celebrates 20 years of making middle school science exciting

May. 6, 2014—For Class of 2014 graduate Leandra Fernandez, one of the “most fulfilling and meaningful” aspects of her time at Vanderbilt was serving as a member of Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science.

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Pen pal project unites graduate, middle school students

Apr. 17, 2014—More than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School met the Vanderbilt graduate student pen pals with whom they have been corresponding and were treated to a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities on April 16.

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Best-selling author James Patterson to address middle-school students

Apr. 3, 2014—Best-selling author James Patterson will speak to a gathering of about 100 middle-school students from Isaiah T. Creswell Middle Arts Magnet School on the power of reading Tuesday, April 8 at Vanderbilt.

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With summer approaching, make children’s camp plans now

Mar. 18, 2014—Daffodils are blooming, redbud trees are bursting with pink blooms, and an adventurous few have broken out the Bermuda shorts. All are portents of spring but also signs that it’s time for parents of school-aged children to organize summer plans.

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Eakin students learn through Global Games

Feb. 19, 2014—Eakin Elementary School students discovered that "play" translates into any language when international scholars from Vanderbilt introduced them to games from around the world.

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Blair, MNPS efforts in harmony when it comes to music education in schools

Jan. 22, 2014—Blair School of Music is collaborating with Metro Nashville Public Schools on several projects to enhance music education in the community.

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Global guests to share indigenous folktales with Eakin Elementary students Dec. 5

Nov. 25, 2013—Educators from far-flung lands will share favorite childhood folktales with third- and fourth-graders at Eakin Elementary School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Dec. 5.

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