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‘Navigating School Choice’ topic of Parenting Group meeting Dec. 13

Nov. 30, 2018—Jenai Hayes, a representative from Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Office of School Options, will discuss navigating school choice at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group.

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VU BreakThru: Impact of school choice in affluent districts

Feb. 22, 2018—School choice is often touted as way for students in low-income areas to attend better schools. But what benefits does school choice offer for students in affluent areas with access to high-performing schools? As part of Vanderbilt’s Sterling Ranch TIPs program outside of Denver, two Peabody graduate students investigated these high-choice, high-status environments to find out. Read more about TIPs grants and other internal faculty funding programs—including University Courses, Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants—at the VU BreakThru blog.

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The Conversation: What we can learn from closure of charter school praised by DeVos

Jan. 19, 2018—On Jan. 11, the D.C. Public Charter School Board voted unanimously to shut down a charter school previously praised by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and first lady Melania Trump. Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education Claire Smrekar breaks down why some charter schools fail and what factors may lead to their success in "The Conversation."

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Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Aug. 1, 2013—As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year, education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews on a variety of topics.

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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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Homeschooling goes under the microscope in new Peabody research

Nov. 12, 2012—In a first-of-its-kind analysis, Peabody researcher Joseph Murphy examines the highly understudied homeschooling movement and its impact on students and society.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

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.

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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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Tennessean column: Charter school studies find good, bad results

Jun. 22, 2012—Educational researchers think the verdict is still out on the benefits of charter schools.

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Latest research on key education policies to be presented April 13-17

Apr. 11, 2012—Peabody faculty will present research on the nation’s key issues in education at the AERA conference April 13-17.

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

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.

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Vanderbilt Peabody education experts available for back-to-school stories

Jul. 22, 2011—Education experts from the Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews.

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