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Educators grapple with the future of Pre-KA panel of Peabody researchers and Tennessee government education officials discussed the future of Pre-K programs.
- 9.23.15 Special Education Faculty Present at ConferenceResearchers from Peabody's Special Education department present their work at the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders international conference (Photo by Gabriella Fabbri).
Peabody's champion of child care to retire Diane Neighbors, director of the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, will retire Sept. 30.
Kennedy Center Receives IDDRC Recognition The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has been awarded a $6.5 million, five-year grant to continue as a national Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center.
Welcome 2015 Humphrey FellowsThe newest cohort of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows have arrived on the Peabody College campus, representing eight different countries.
Meet our facultyJason Grissom, associate professor of public policy and education, talks about his research and recent projects at Peabody.
Skip the money, give me a certificateNew Peabody study finds certificates, not money, gives students incentives to succeed.
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Depression: Runs in the family but preventable
A study co-led by Bruce Compas finds that while depression can run in a family, it is preventable. His work comprises decades of studying depression in parents and youth, as well as stress and coping in families of children and adolescents with life-threatening illnesses.
Vanderbilt study looks at Pre-K in Tennessee
The TN-VPK Effectiveness Study includes the first randomized control trial of a scaled-up state-funded pre-K program. Peabody's Dale Farran and Mark Lipsey are co-investigators on the study.
Teachers happier with evaluations; testing a burden
A research consortium led by Peabody Professor Dale Ballou helped the Tennessee Department of Education with a study finding that Tennessee teachers are satisfied with work conditions but feel bogged down by test prep.