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Reading curriculum for immigrant children funded by Spencer Foundation

Nov. 30, 2018—Vanderbilt is developing an instructional approach that leverages students’ first language to comprehend English language texts more effectively.

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Upside-down jellyfish teach land-locked teens about ocean conservation

Aug. 17, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea were given to the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt by the Tennessee Aquarium.

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White House honors Vanderbilt faculty for STEM mentorship

Jul. 5, 2018—The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.

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Vanderbilt education faculty to showcase research at AERA April 13-17

Apr. 10, 2018—The AERA annual conference, “The Dreams, Possibilities and Necessity of Public Education,” will be held in New York City.

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Vanderbilt’s Jiménez named 2018 AERA fellow

Mar. 2, 2018—Robert T. Jiménez is among 11 scholars selected as 2018 fellows by the American Educational Research Association.

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Vanderbilt students help preserve Jefferson Street’s musical history

Feb. 7, 2018—Once a vibrant corridor of live music venues and recording studios, Jefferson Street launched the careers of many iconic blues, R&B, jazz and soul artists.

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SSMV student named Tennessee’s only Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

Jan. 30, 2018—Youli Yao, a member of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt’s senior class, is the only student from Tennessee named as semifinalist in a premiere precollegiate science competition.

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Committee defines digital literacy, creates white paper with suggestions for VU campus

Jan. 29, 2018—An ad hoc committee comprising faculty, administrators and staff from across the university has created a working definition of digital literacy for the Vanderbilt campus and produced a white paper that suggests both curricular and noncurricular ways of implementing digital literacy to advance the university’s mission.

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Paralympian, disability rights scholar to speak at South Korean conference

Jan. 26, 2018—Forber-Pratt is an elite wheelchair racer who earned two bronze medals at the Paralympic Games.

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Vanderbilt disability rights activist named to ‘Emerging Scholars’ list

Jan. 25, 2018—Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has selected Vanderbilt professor Anjali Forber-Pratt for its 2018 Emerging Scholars issue.

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Vanderbilt faculty ranked among top influencers in education

Jan. 11, 2018—Seven professors on the faculty at Vanderbilt's Peabody College of education and human development are once again included in the annual Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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Teacher, activist Acosta to speak on rights and education of Chicanx and Latinx youth Dec. 7 at Vanderbilt

Nov. 17, 2017—Activist Curtis Acosta's talk is titled “Victory in Arizona: Defending the Rights and Education of Chicanx/Latinx Youth."

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