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Compostable to-go containers offered at Rand

May. 29, 2012—Vanderbilt Dining will offer compostable, earth-friendly to-go containers at Rand Dining Center and Chef James Bistro. The biocompostable containers are made from sugarcane and wheat straw stalks – both renewable resources – and will biodegrade in 30 days. Containers are microwave safe, gluten-free and allergen-free. Contact: Julie Akard Crider, (615) 322-1877

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Students displaced by school closures need high-quality alternatives

Nov. 23, 2011—Students displaced by school closures experience adverse effects both on test scores and attendance—unless they are transferred to substantially higher-performing schools.

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