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Supervision of principals should focus on instructional leadership, according to Vanderbilt research supported by the Wallace Foundation

Jul. 28, 2020—Research on the evolving role of principal supervisors from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development was included in two of three reports released July 21 by the Wallace Foundation, a national philanthropy that seeks to improve learning for marginalized children.

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Governor’s Academy for School Leadership launches at Peabody College

Feb. 23, 2016— Nashville assistant principals have been selected for a one-year fellowship in which they will receive mentorship and coaching.

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Gov. Bill Haslam announces state to partner with Vanderbilt to train school leaders

Oct. 29, 2013—The state will work with Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development and local districts to nominate, select and train up to 30 participants a year in the school leadership program.

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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 27 – May 1

Apr. 24, 2013—The latest research on the nation’s key education issues will be presented by Vanderbilt University Peabody College faculty April 27 - May 1 at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference in San Francisco.

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TIPSHEET: Experts on Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) available

Jan. 2, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to talk to media regarding the much-anticipated bill that would overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act – also known as No Child Left Behind.

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‘Little difference’ in principals’ leadership practices across school types

Jul. 15, 2011—New research from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College reveals little difference among school leaders across public, private and choice schools.

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Principals do not feel competition from charter schools

Apr. 21, 2011—New research finds principals at non-charter schools are not motivated by competition from charter schools, debunking a commonly held perception about one of the impacts of charter schools on a school system.

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Researchers put school choice options under the microscope

Mar. 14, 2011—Vanderbilt education experts explore the complex issues surrounding school choice in new book published this month by Harvard Education Press.

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