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Saturday morning program at Peabody gives local students free books, encourages reading

Nov. 20, 2013—Saturday mornings are all about reading for the 25 middle school students enrolled in Patterson RAPS, a free program for Metro Nashville Public School students who live in the communities surrounding Vanderbilt.

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Author and alumnus James Patterson supports two new reading programs for middle schoolers

Oct. 31, 2013—Middle school students are experiencing the joy of reading thanks to best-selling author and Vanderbilt alumnus James Patterson, who recognized the need for engaging literature for the younger set.

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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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VSVS puts science in the hands of Metro Schools students

Oct. 15, 2013—Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science supports science education in Metro Nashville Public Schools by bringing hands-on lessons to middle school students. This year, 540 Vanderbilt students are partnered with 110 classroom teachers in 10 schools.

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CLAS partners with Hillsboro High to share expertise, develop unique curriculum

Sep. 19, 2013—The relationship between Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville's Hillsboro High School has evolved from providing professional development workshops to an active exchange of expertise and curriculum.

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New pre-K teaching method could close achievement gap

Jun. 13, 2013—A new approach to teaching pre-kindergarten could take a bite out of the achievement gap and level the playing field for America’s growing population of English language learners, according to a recently published study by researchers at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.

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Debate team hosts junior debaters

May. 6, 2013—Young debaters from John Early Middle School and Henry Maxwell Elementary School were named the champions of the Metro Elementary Debate League after a debate held at Vanderbilt University. The debate, judged and coached by members of the Vanderbilt Debate Team, was held May 3 in Calhoun Hall on the Vanderbilt campus. It was the...

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Science and math students take ‘green’ campus tour

Apr. 26, 2013—On April 8, first-year students in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) participated in the annual “Earth, Wind and Fire” tour to learn about energy production and the sustainable features of Vanderbilt’s campus. The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office (SEMO) and Plant Operations act as hosts each year.

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Vanderbilt and MNPS to lead tri-state efforts to build ‘pipeline of teaching excellence’

Nov. 30, 2012—Advancing the math and science achievement of third through sixth graders in high-need schools is the aim of a new national partnership, being led in Tennessee, New York and Washington by faculty and staff from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.

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Chinese educators collaborate with Vanderbilt for two-week learning exchange

Oct. 29, 2012—Peabody's Educational Leadership Learning Exchange will convene to increase knowledge of education policies between the U.S. and China.

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New Peabody graduates fill teaching roles in Nashville’s lowest-performing middle schools

May. 10, 2012—Peabody's Teaching and Learning in Urban Schools program graduates its first cohort of students.

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