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Ron Zimmer

Charter school grads stay in college, earn more money: study

Apr. 7, 2016—Students who attend charter high schools are more likely to go to college, stay in college and make more money than students who attend traditional public high schools.

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School turnaround focus of five-year, $5M study

Feb. 17, 2016—Evaluating a new initiative to turn around North Carolina’s lowest-performing schools is the focus of a new Vanderbilt University study.

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Vanderbilt education faculty named among top influencers

Jan. 6, 2016—Nine Vanderbilt professors were included in the 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards and achievements

Dec. 18, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards and achievements.

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TIP SHEET: Vanderbilt experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 6, 2015—Topics range from pre-K to post-secondary education.

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Mobility in TN Achievement School District focus of new study

Mar. 4, 2015—Student and teacher mobility rates have improved since the ASD takeover, researchers say.

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Vanderbilt education faculty named among top influencers

Jan. 7, 2015—Nine Vanderbilt faculty members were selected for inclusion in the 2015 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which recognizes university-based academics who have contributed substantially to the national discourse on K-12 and higher education.

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Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 29, 2014—Education experts from Vanderbilt Peabody College are available to comment on a wide variety of education topics.

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Peabody faculty recognized for public influence in ‘Ed Week’ ranking

Jan. 8, 2014—Members of Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development faculty were named in the 2014 Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, which recognizes university-based academics who are contributing substantially to public debates about K-12 and higher education.

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

Jun. 11, 2013—Peabody experts are available to talk to media regarding the bill known as No Child Left Behind.

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WPLN: Researcher turns spotlight on effect of state authorizer

Feb. 26, 2013—New research by Ron Zimmer may shed some light on the debate among state lawmakers over whether to create a state-level charter authorizer, which could open the door to more charter schools in Nashville and Memphis.

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New findings shed light on charter school debate

Feb. 19, 2013—As the Tennessee General Assembly debates a bill that would give power to the state to authorize charter schools, Ron Zimmer, unveils his latest research on the topic.

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