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NPEF, Peabody to host virtual conversation on dismantling inequities among Nashville youth June 30

Jun. 26, 2020—The Nashville Public Education Foundation and Vanderbilt Peabody College will host a free webinar, “A City Where All Youth Thrive: A Conversation about Dismantling the Inequities of the Nashville Youth Experience,” on Tuesday, June 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. CT.

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Metro Schools’ Blue Ribbon Teachers honored at Vanderbilt reception

May. 25, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted a reception at the University Residence to honor Metro Nashville Public Schools' 46 Blue Ribbon Teachers for 2016.

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Vanderbilt community invited to give input on MNPS director search

May. 2, 2016—Members of the Vanderbilt community have the opportunity to provide input in the director of schools search in Nashville.

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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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Williams joins public education foundation board

Sep. 10, 2014—David Williams II, vice chancellor for university affairs and athletics and director of athletics, has been appointed to the Nashville Public Education Foundation Board.

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Vanderbilt encouraged to give back to local community through donations, volunteering

Nov. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt will continue to support the Nashville and Middle Tennessee communities by connecting employees directly with federation partners and specific charities.

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One Step Ahead helps Metro students stay in school and reach for college

Dec. 19, 2012—For high-achieving students from low-income families, barriers—both financial and motivational—can stand in the way of a college education. That’s why Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, in partnership with the Nashville Public Education Foundation, established One Step Ahead, a scholarship fund designed to help students in Metro Nashville Public Schools cover the cost of taking college courses...

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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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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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Music Makes Us turns up volume on music education in public schools

Dec. 8, 2011—Give to the Nashville Public Education Foundation and support the Music Makes Us program and other community initiatives Starting as early as fall 2012, Metro Nashville Public Schools students will experience music education in a whole new way. At a recent press conference at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the launch of...

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A Tradition of Giving

Dec. 5, 2011—Community giving continues Vanderbilt’s tradition of helping its neighbors in need Each day, faculty and staff come to work at Vanderbilt to further the missions that define the university and medical center: cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art patient care, the support and training of students to become the world’s eminent thinkers and problem-solvers, and much more. One...

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