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Scaling up effective schools focus of Oct. 7-9 conference

Sep. 29, 2015—The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools at Vanderbilt Peabody College will host its second national conference at the Music City Center.

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Pre-K in TN: How can we sustain the gains?

Sep. 28, 2015—A coherent vision and consistent implementation is needed to bolster the power of pre-K.

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Educators grapple with future of pre-k

Sep. 25, 2015—A panel discussion Sept. 24 delved into the challenges Tennessee faces in "scaling up" quality pre-k.

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Media Advisory: Pre-K panel is Sept. 24

Sep. 22, 2015—A panel discussion will continue the discourse on prekindergarten issues facing policymakers.

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Peabody offers panel on symbolism, history and diversity Sept. 21

Sep. 16, 2015—A faculty panel will engage dialogue on Confederate symbolism and free speech.

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Black academics expected to ‘entertain’ when presenting, new study says

Aug. 17, 2015—Black faculty members are expected to be “entertaining” when presenting academic research, according to a new study that traces modern day racial microagressions to past objectification of blacks.

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Eight Vanderbilt researchers named ‘Inspiring Women in STEM’

Aug. 17, 2015—The award honors highly accomplished women working in science, technology, engineering or mathematics who have made a positive impact on the trajectories of other women thinking about or newly embarking on STEM careers.

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HuffPost Live: ‘Are there racial imbalances in special ed?’

Jul. 27, 2015—Donna Y. Ford discusses a new report that challenges the long-held notion that minorities are overrepresented in special education.

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Lack of minorities in STEM focus of Vanderbilt summit

Jun. 10, 2015—Scholars from across the country presented research insights on issues spanning the educational pipeline, from pre-K to Ph.D.

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Independent school leaders convene for summit at Vanderbilt

May. 26, 2015—Educators representing independent schools across the country gathered for an NAIS summit at Vanderbilt May 19-20.

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Middle school students part of Nashville’s ‘living public history’

May. 19, 2015—A sixth-grade class from Meigs Academic Magnet Middle School recently spent a day with Peabody researchers at the Nashville Public Library participating in an instructional program developed at Vanderbilt called “Telling, Mapping and Listening to Nashville: Public History and Geography of the New South.”

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Peabody professors honored for education research

May. 14, 2015—Peabody College professors Rogers Hall and Ebony McGee were honored by the American Educational Research Association on April 17.

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