Educators, policymakers, and business representatives from all six New England states gathered at EDC on November 30 with one goal—to discuss ways to improve the quantity and quality of elementary science throughout the region.
EDC has been awarded a Mid-Phase Education Innovation Research (EIR) grant to build capacity across urban, rural, and suburban regions in Illinois for implementing the Math for All professional development program.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, but receives fewer research dollars than other health-related issues. EDC’s Adam Swanson and Jerry Reed discuss why this is the case and reflect on the progress in prevention that has been made in recent years.
USAID’s Integrated Youth Development Activity (IYDA), a project in the Democratic Republic of Congo for which EDC is the lead implementer, was officially launched on November 20 with an event in the South Kivu provincial capital of Bukavu.
EDC announces the launch of the Coalition for Elementary Science. The kick-off event for the Coalition will be the Elementary Science Summit: Preparing K–5 for a STEM Future, November 30, at EDC headquarters in Waltham.