Sep. 17, 2013—Mixed-income neighborhoods help improve the safety and wellbeing of low-income residents, but cannot relieve deeply entrenched poverty or provide upward mobility without additional social services and supports, say Peabody and University of Chicago researchers in a new report.
Feb. 20, 2013—A free screening of "NPT Reports: Translating the Dream," a locally produced documentary focused on the troubling graduation rates of Tennessee immigrants and ELL students (English Language Learners), will be held Friday, Feb. 22.
Dec. 7, 2012—Gary T. Henry (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) It has been said that the next great wave of education reform is teacher preparation. If that assertion holds true, Gary T. Henry is prepared to bring evidence to the table. Henry has spent his career looking at how students and teachers are evaluated and will continue this work in...
Aug. 8, 2012—Public education is fundamental to the aims of promoting democracy, social efficiency, and social mobility, writes Claire Smrekar, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations at Peabody.