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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.

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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.

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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.

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