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New report: iZone schools show gains; ASD little improvement

Jun. 19, 2018—After five years of implementation, iZone schools continue to show positive gains on student achievement while the students in the Achievement School District did not gain more or less than comparison schools.

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Tennessee Education Research Alliance has a new faculty director

Jan. 17, 2018—Jason A. Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, will lead the enterprise.

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Vanderbilt to design teacher residency program for TN teachers

Nov. 6, 2017—A $16,000 grant will support the design of yearlong residency program pairing prospective teachers with experienced educators in Metro Nashville schools.

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Vanderbilt and TN Department of Education partner to support school improvement

Oct. 20, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will carry out research with clear, practical implications for the state’s key education strategies.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Vanderbilt, TDOE to launch new research alliance

Oct. 4, 2016—The Tennessee Education Research Alliance will be rolled out at an Oct. 20 reception.

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VKC, state team to expand services for children with autism

Jul. 7, 2016—The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has awarded three training and technical assistance grants totaling $3.25 million to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) to enhance statewide services for children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities from birth to kindergarten.

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Governor’s Academy for School Leadership launches at Peabody College

Feb. 23, 2016— Nashville assistant principals have been selected for a one-year fellowship in which they will receive mentorship and coaching.

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TN teachers report ongoing benefits from teacher collaboration model

Nov. 20, 2015—Tennessee teachers are reporting that a collaboration model implemented as part of a Vanderbilt study continues to show positive outcomes two years later.

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$5M study looks at TN teacher evaluation data and collaboration

Oct. 7, 2015—Understanding how state school systems can best use teacher evaluation data to drive instructional improvement is the focus of a new Vanderbilt study.

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Tennessean: TN teachers happier with evaluations; testing a burden

Aug. 27, 2015—The annual educator survey shares new insights on how Tennessee teachers feel about their work as educators.

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Project PAVE’s impact on children’s vision easy to see

Oct. 16, 2014—It’s been 20 years since Project PAVE, a Tennessee program providing low-vision evaluations for children, was launched.

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Shanghai teacher collaboration model catches on in Tennessee

Sep. 25, 2014—A teacher collaboration model used in Shanghai is proving useful to Tennessee teachers.

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