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  • Claire E. Smrekar, National Center on School Choice

    Claire E. Smrekar
    Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education
    Vanderbilt University

  • Claire E. Smrekar is associate professor of public policy and education in the Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations at Vanderbilt University. Her research interests concern the social context of education and the social organization of schools, with specific reference to family-school-community interactions in public, military-sponsored, non-public, and choice schools. Professor Smrekar is presently researching the influence of work structures, social networks, and neighborhoods on family-school-community relationships, as well as desegregation, housing and neighborhood capacity, and school choice.

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  • Vanderbilt University
    Peabody 514
    230 Appleton Place
    Nashville, TN 37203-5721
    (615) 322-8001

The NCSC is funded by a 5 year, $13.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences. Its lead institution is Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. The center is housed on the campus of Peabody College, one of the nation's top graduate schools of education.