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Making mixed-income housing work for the poor

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.

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‘Translating the Dream’ free screening Feb. 22

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.

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New faculty: Gary T. Henry has a passion for education research

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...

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Claire Smrekar in The Tennessean: Role of public education is key

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.

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