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Tennessee lawmakers to ‘talk teaching’ at Peabody April 30

Apr. 22, 2015—Sen. Steven Dickerson, Rep. John Ray Clemmons and the Tennessee Department of Education's Paul Fleming will discuss teacher preparation and development.

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Researchers lay foundation for improving reading comprehension

Apr. 17, 2015—Peabody professors contributed to new book that explores the behavioral, neurobiological, and genetic components of reading comprehension.

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Peabody faculty pioneer Down syndrome speech and learning interventions

Apr. 17, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers are blazing new trails in language and learning programs designed to ensure children with Down syndrome have the brightest possible futures.

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Behavior Analysis Clinic equips new generation of practitioners

Apr. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt offers interventions for children and families dealing with disabilities and behavior problems.

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Wehby receives 2015 CEC Special Education Research Award

Apr. 3, 2015—Joseph Wehby has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Special Education Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.

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White House assembles top minds in neuroscience and learning for workshop

Feb. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt's Laurie Cutting was one of a select group of experts in neuroscience, cognitive science, developmental psychology and other disciplines invited to take part in a White House Office of Science and Technology Policy workshop.

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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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Teaching as a team sport boosts student performance

Nov. 21, 2014—Teaching has turned into a “team sport” at Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School, thanks to a partnership with Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development.

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Hemmeter receives McEvoy Award for special education research

Oct. 30, 2014—Mary Louise “M.L.” Hemmeter has received the Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award from the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

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Vanderbilt lands $15M in grants for special education teacher training

Oct. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt has received $15 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support the development of special education programs and a national center.

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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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At Susan Gray School, children with disabilities and typically developing children learn side by side

Jul. 10, 2014—The Susan Gray School has long been known as a resource for early childhood education of children with developmental disabilities. Not everyone knows, however, that the school also enrolls many typically developing children.

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