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- 6.24.16 "This is a landmark decision [...] Diversity makes us stronger."Peabody Professor Angela Boatman commenting on the U.S. Supreme Court's 4-3 decision to deem constitutional the University of Texas' method of singling out some minority students for admission.
- 6.23.16 Former Peabody Psychology Chair Phil Schoggen DiesThe former chair of the Department of Psychology and Human Development, who joined Peabody in 1966, died June 9 at home in the company of his wife and daughters.
- 6.16.16 Gov. Haslam visits GASL participantsGov. Bill Haslam visited participants in the Governor's Academy for School Leadership (GASL) June 15. GASL is a partnership between the state, Peabody, and local school districts to develop highly-trained school principals.
- 6.16.16 Peabody's Carolyn Heinrich calls for continued use of evidence-based policy makingWriting for The Hill, Professor Carolyn Heinrich asks that a bipartisan revolution in good policy making continue.
- 6.2.16 Study Confirms Link Between Early Test Scores And Adult AchievementStudents who score extremely high on standardized tests as adolescents often become high achievers in adulthood, a new study has confirmed.
- 5.31.16 Could Mississippi Integration Ruling Trigger 'White Flight'?The Cleveland School District in Mississippi opposes a recent federal ruling ordering integration of its middle and high schools, and an attorney representing the district warns the ruling could result in more segregation. Associate Professor of Leadership, Policy and Organizations Claire Smrekar, who testified on behalf of the plaintiffs suing the school district, is mentioned.
- 5.25.16 Peabody student, faculty among those recognized by the Curb CenterPeabody doctoral student Amie Thurber, Peabody Associate Professor James Fraser, and Assistant Professor Learotha Williams from Tennessee State University were honored for the development of the 'People's Guide to Nashville."
- 5.24.16 Inspiration is everywhere, author tells Nashville middle-schoolersStudents from Nashville middle schools were treated to an informative presentation by award-winning children's author Christopher Paul Curtis as part of the Programs for Talented Youth's Reading Academy at Vanderbilt.
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College affordability has declined in all 50 states: Report
College affordability has declined in all 50 states since 2008, according to a new report by Vanderbilt University, in collaboration with University of Pennsylvania and the Higher Education Policy Institute. William Doyle, associate professor of higher education at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development, is lead policy analyst and co-lead author of the report.
Kennedy Center joins nation’s largest autism study
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) is one of a select group of sites selected to launch SPARK, an online research initiative designed to become the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States. Sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI), SPARK will collect information and DNA for genetic analysis from 50,000 individuals with autism — and their families — to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition and to hasten the discovery of supports and treatments.