Feb. 11, 2013—A panel discussion on school vouchers drew a standing-room-only crowd to Vanderbilt's Commons Center Feb. 7. Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville hosted the discussion.
Feb. 8, 2013—Peabody professors Claire Smrekar and Ron Zimmer weighed in on school vouchers during a panel discussion sponsored by the League of Women Voters in collaboration with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
Feb. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville will host a panel discussion on school vouchers, featuring industry experts on the subject on Feb. 7.
Aug. 8, 2012—Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available to speak about merit pay, No Child Left Behind, school choice, immigration, pre-K, reading, gifted education, financial aid, ESL, bullying and more.
Jun. 22, 2012—Educational researchers think the verdict is still out on the benefits of charter schools.
Feb. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt University researcher Ron Zimmer says many states are seeking No Child Left Behind waivers because states are required to raise the bar on the number of students reaching proficiency standards.
Feb. 1, 2012—Glenn Feldman, a Vanderbilt master’s graduate in political science, has authored Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why and How the South Became Republican, published by the University Press of Florida. Earl E. Fitz, professor of Portuguese, Spanish and comparative literature, spoke at The Americas Society in New York City to mark the launch of a...
Jan. 31, 2012—A $28 million, five-year grant from the Institute for Education Sciences will fund Peabody research on education policies in the Appalachian region.
Jan. 25, 2012—Peabody’s Ron Zimmer selected to editorship for AERA journal.
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.
Jan. 1, 2012—Devin Bender, a support specialist in the emergency department; Melinda Caudill, a medical technologist in the Virology Laboratory; and Katie Gentry, a child life specialist, each have received the Credo Award, given to staff and faculty who exemplify Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s standards for service and all-around professionalism. Colin Dayan, the Robert Penn Warren Professor...
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.