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Apr. 10, 2020—As teaching has moved online in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, more and more educators are turning to the IRIS Center at Vanderbilt Peabody College for reliable information on evidence-based practices and interventions.
Oct. 25, 2019—The No. 1 ranked Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt Peabody College has received funding for intensive intervention training for educators who work with children with severe behavioral and learning disabilities.
Oct. 18, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt Peabody College received multiple grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health.
Nov. 2, 2018—The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development has received five grants totaling $6.6 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs.
Aug. 30, 2016—Researchers found 28 distinct contributions that IES grants have made to K-12 math teaching and learning.
Jan. 18, 2016—With equal test scores, black students are about half as likely as their white peers to be assigned to gifted programs in math and reading, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.
Nov. 24, 2015—Tennessee’s first postsecondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities, Next Steps at Vanderbilt, will expand significantly thanks to new federal funding.
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.
Jul. 31, 2015—Helping young Americans succeed in a global environment is both a vocation and a passion for Mohamed Abdel-Kader. “Students and business people need a global understanding and mindset to exist in the world today,” says Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of International and Foreign Language Education. “U.S. nurses caring...
May. 4, 2015—Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan and American Council on Education President Molly Corbett Broad convened in Washington, D.C., May 1 to brief U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the report and recommendations issued by the federal Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education.
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.
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.