Apr. 27, 2017—Mark Lipsey presented a pre-K consensus report, a joint effort by several institutions to inform lawmakers and other education thought leaders.
Dec. 6, 2016—Findings will inform educators and school administrators developing curricula for the early years.
Oct. 25, 2016—Many U.S. states have been quick to invest in pre-k without a clear strategy for success.
Oct. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt professor and pre-K expert Dale Farran will discuss her latest pre-K research Oct. 26.
Apr. 12, 2016—Vanderbilt education researcher Dale Farran was honored by the Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children April 10.
Dec. 30, 2015—Preschool alone is not the silver bullet to end poverty or close achievement gaps.
Nov. 6, 2015—A new curriculum developed by Peabody College's Mary Louise Hemmeter and others and launching in January closes the gap on math and science education in pre-k classrooms.
Sep. 28, 2015—A coherent vision and consistent implementation is needed to bolster the power of pre-K.
Sep. 25, 2015—A panel discussion Sept. 24 delved into the challenges Tennessee faces in "scaling up" quality pre-k.
Sep. 22, 2015—A panel discussion will continue the discourse on prekindergarten issues facing policymakers.
Sep. 12, 2015—The issues surrounding prekindergarten expansion in Tennessee and other states is the subject of a roundtable discussion among education researchers and practitioners to be held Sept. 24 at the Nashville Public Library's main branch downtown.
Feb. 3, 2015—Minor differences in language can have a large effect on how children think about learning materials, including the objects that make up a pattern.