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Smart Phone AppApp will help children with disabilities and challenging behavior 

A $1.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences will help develop a smart phone app for use by parents of young children with disabilities. 

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Pre-K investmentsReport: Spending more on pre-K doesn't guarantee success 

America has been too quick to invest in prekindergarten programs without a clear strategy for success, according to a new report from the Peabody Research Institute. 

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Joe WehbyGrant to fund research into addressing classroom behavior problems 

A grant from the Institute of Education Sciences  to Professor Joe Wehby will fund a study looking at "Tier 2" behavior interventions. 

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pyramid modelPyramid Model could reduce high expulsion rate of preschoolers 

A Vanderbilt study may have clues to solving America’s high preschool expulsion rate. National studies show that preschool-age children are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children. 

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Alternatively Certified TeachersAlternatively certified teachers more likely to leave 

Alternatively certified teachers may bring quality and diversity to a classroom, but they also are more likely to leave the profession than traditionally certified teachers, according to a new study from Peabody College. 

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