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Tennessee Educator Survey launches statewide

Mar. 7, 2019—This year’s survey, open from March 5 to April 19, 2019, includes topics such as educator evaluations, school climate and professional learning.

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In Tennessee, principal quality is not distributed equally across schools

Jan. 31, 2019—A new research brief from the Tennessee Education Research Alliance finds that principal quality varies greatly from school to school in Tennessee and effective principals are not distributed equally in schools across the state.

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Report: Racial isolation affects TN Black teachers’ turnover rates

Nov. 29, 2018—A Vanderbilt study finds that teachers of color are more likely to transfer schools than White teachers, especially when they are racially isolated.

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Effective principals see lower turnover of high-performing teachers

Sep. 27, 2018—Principals with higher performance ratings are much more likely to retain higher-performing teachers and move out low performers, according to a new Vanderbilt study.

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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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Report: High principal evaluations predict student achievement

May. 29, 2018—Student achievement gains are higher in schools where principals’ leadership practices are rated more positively by their supervisors, according to a new brief.

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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 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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Strengthening Tennessee’s education labor market focus of Dec. 4 colloquium

Nov. 15, 2017—Jason Grissom will discuss his new research on school leadership Monday, Dec. 4, at the Wyatt Center Rotunda.

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Research-practice partnerships strengthen ties with Vanderbilt faculty

Aug. 17, 2017—Education researchers shared knowledge with representatives of research-practice partnerships from across the nation.

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WATCH: DeVos’ focus on school choice doesn’t address key issues, say education research panelists

Apr. 3, 2017—“Trump’s First 100 Days and the Impact on Education,” is available to watch online now.

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TN principal exam fails to predict success; hinders diversity efforts

Mar. 16, 2017—The SLLA may not be the right measure for hiring principals.

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