Evaluating the Effectiveness of Tennessee's Voluntary Pre-K Program

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General PRI Contact Information

Peabody Research Institute
Vanderbilt University
230 Appleton Place, PMB 181
Nashville, TN 37203-5721

Phone: 615-343-2520
Fax: 615-322-0293

General Project Inquiries

PRI Staff

Janie Hughart, Program Coordinator
615-343-2520
jane.e.hughart@vanderbilt.edu

Mark Lipsey, Principal Investigator
mark.lipsey@vanderbilt.edu

Dale Farran, Co-Principal Investigator
dale.farran@vanderbilt.edu

Tennessee Department of Education Staff

Connie Casha, Director, Office of Early Learning, Division of Curriculum and Instruction
connie.casha@tn.gov

Participating Teachers

Janie Hughart, Project Coordinator
615-343-2520
jane.e.hughart@vanderbilt.edu

Participating Families

Rick Feldser, Research Analyst
615-322-3713
richard.j.feldser@vanderbilt.edu

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Funding:

The five-year, $6 million study is funded by grant #R305E090009 from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Science.

The new five-year, $4 million study to follow a portion of the original sample is funded by grant #R01HD079461-01 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's National Institutes of Health.