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- 7.29.14 Media Advisory: Education experts available for back-to-school stories As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year, education experts from Peabody College are available for comment on a variety of education topics.
- 7.28.14 Historically black and Hispanic-serving colleges are performing better than previously thought Minority students who attend historically black or Hispanic-serving colleges are just as likely to complete their undergraduate degree as similar minority students at traditional institutions, according to a new Peabody study.
- 7.10.14 At Susan Gray School, children with disabilities and typically developing children learn side by side Peabody College’s Susan Gray School for Children has long been known at Vanderbilt and in the Nashville community as a resource for early childhood education of children with developmental disabilities. Not everyone knows, however, that the school also enrolls many typically developing children.
- 6.23.14 Study: Tennessee teacher retention bonuses are paying off Are cash incentives a possible solution to retaining highly effective teachers in low-performing schools? Yes, according to the results of a new Vanderbilt study that evaluated the state of Tennessee’s recent implementation of a $5,000 retention bonus program in low-performing schools.
- 6.10.14 Turns Out No Child Left Behind May Have Actually Been Good For Teachers When Peabody College professor Jason A. Grissom started exploring how the No Child Left Behind Act has affected teachers, he expected to find that the 2001 Bush-era law made their work harder. Grissom and two fellow researchers found nearly the opposite to be true.
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Personalized approach enhances communication skills in children with autism
A three-year study has found that the communication skills of minimally verbal children with autism can be greatly improved through personalized interventions that are combined with the use of computer tablets.