At a briefing this week at the U.S. Department of Education, EDC Vice President Shelley Pasnik will share highlights from Reflections on the Ready To Learn Initiative 2010 to 2015, a new report conducted with SRI International.
EDC staff will be in San Francisco to present 11 sessions during the 2016 National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference (April 11–13), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference (April 11–13), and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (April 13–16).
EDC will continue its research and evaluation of the public media initiative Ready To Learn thanks to a new five-year, multimillion-dollar grant to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement.
In observance of National Suicide Prevention Week (September 7–13) and World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10), EDC offers the following actions, resources, and events to promote suicide prevention worldwide.
EDC will present findings from its recent study of youth violence and resilience in Honduras and North East Africa at a panel discussion to be held June 22 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Ambassador Erica Barks-Ruggles and Rwanda Minister of Education Silas Lwakabamba recently visited a school in Kigali that is one of more than 2,400 public/government-aided schools participating in EDC’s USAID-funded Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative.