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Where do social media platforms land on cheating black market? The Black Chronicle, December 27, 2023

Former teacher says online credit-recovery courses invite cheating The Chalkboard News, September 26, 2023

Nashville GRAD, Flex provide a pathway to success for community college students The Tennessean, April 24, 2023

Suella Braverman, Rwanda and when medieval-style ‘ordeals’ become government policy Financial Times, March 30, 2023

College students who have jobs are much less likely to graduate than their privileged peers, shocking study finds, Fortune, January 11, 2023

College students who work more hours are less likely to graduate The Conversation, January 11, 2023

Schools expand credit recovery to keep students on track for graduation K-12 Dive, January 12, 2022

This Virtual Classroom Company Made Millions During The Pandemic While Students Languished BuzzFeedNews, October 11, 2021

How Tennessee schools are tutoring students to reduce learning lossThe Tennessean, March 11, 2021

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll: Tennessee Parents Concerned about Education, Children’s Mental Health as COVID-19 Presses On, January 21, 2021

learningforward, How to equitably support parents as co-teachers in digital learning, October 23, 2020

The Tennessean, Remote learning: Educators worry some still don't have access, August 21, 2020

Harvard Education Publishing Group Voices in Education Blog: Engaging Students in Digital Learning, July 24, 2020

W.T. Grant Foundation, W.T. Grant Foundation: Fostering Equitable and Effective Use of Digital Tools in K-12 Classrooms, June 29, 2020

The Conversation, Telepresence Can Help Bring Advanced Courses to schools that Don't Offer Them, June 16, 2020

Editorial in The Hill: A better way to curb police brutality, June 12, 2020

The Tennessean, There's a mental health crisis among Tennessee children, and COVID-19 isn't helping, April 20, 2020

EducationNext, A Digital Path to a Diploma, September 25, 2019

GlobalDev, ‘Labeling’ can improve cash transfer program outcomes: evidence from Kenya, August 5, 2019

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action, How We Crafted a Child-Focused Policy Research Agenda in Tennessee, July 1, 2019

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Is a low-grade high school diploma better than no diploma at all?", June 21, 2019

CPRE Knowledge Hub Research Minutes, The Promise and Pitfalls of Online Instruction in High School

Education Week, "Online Credit Recovery Fuels Higher Grad Rates, But Learning Suffers, Report Finds", May 28, 2019

Chalkbeat, "This school district outsourced many of its high school courses to an online program. But it’s not clear students are learning." May 20, 2019

Brookings Institution, Brown Center Chalkboard, "A look inside online learning settings in high schools", May 14, 2019

Washington Monthly: The Trump Administration’s Assault on Asylum Seekers, February 14, 2019

Mother Jones: How One Company Is Making Millions Off Trump’s War on the Poor, January-February, 2019

Vanderbilt research hub to examine issues faced by children at risk for poor health, education outcomes, November 15, 2018

Editorial in The Hill: Children are Collateral Damage in Battle Against Illegal Immigration, October 9, 2018

Editorial in The Hill: Fight to End Harm to Children at the Border, July 26, 2018

WalletHub: 2018’s Best & Worst State Economies, June 4, 2018

Editorial in The Hill: A Christmas Story at our Border, Dec. 25, 2017

The Atlantic: How Tech Companies Could Keep the Workforce Alive, 12/11/17

Editorial in The Hill: House tax bill harms path to economic opportunity for all, 11/14/17

With time short and budgets slashed, Obamacare navigators go grassroots to spread the word News article in the Tennessean, Sept. 12, 2017

Editorial in The Hill: Don't waste money on a wall, when our roads and bridges are crumbling, 8/25/17

Tennessee Tribune: Drive to 55 Focus of Newly Funded Research Collaboration between Vanderbilt and UT-Knoxville

Editorial in The Hill: Americans deserve an extreme vetting of the president's policies, 4/25/17

Research citation: Prison is No Relief from Child Support for Many Parents

Research citation: Child Support’s $115 Billion Problem

Editorial in The Hill: Let the Evidence Have its Day in Policymaking, 6/16/16

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