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  1. 21st Century Community Learning Centers Evaluation

    Afterschool programs in high-poverty communities are often tasked with meeting the social and academic needs of a diverse group of learners. Through evaluation, these programs can identify what’s working, what’s not, and how to provide high-quality ...

  2. Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL)

    With the global economy changing so quickly, high schools must become responsive places where students engage in real-world problem solving and learn to think flexibly, strategically, and innovatively. EDC is pioneering 21st-century directions for ...

  3. Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative

    Public schools offer the promise of equal education for all students, yet many districts need help developing programs and policies that improve learning for students with disabilities. Since 1994, EDC has supported students with disabilities in urban ...

  4. Development and Evaluation of a Dementia Care Training and Implementation Initiative

    More families are taking on the responsibility of at-home care for elderly loved ones—including individuals with dementia. And, while research has identified effective strategies for enhancing the engagement and well-being of family members caring for ...

  5. HIV/AIDS & Mental Health Training Resource Center

    Millions of people with HIV are now able to live longer, healthier lives thanks to improvements in medical treatment and care. But this advance also brings its own challenges, including adhering to new and changing medication regimens and managing the ...

  6. Reducing Barriers to Help Seeking for Mental Health Problems

    Despite the availability of effective treatments for many mental health conditions, stigma remains a major barrier to help seeking among military service members. Increasing understanding and reducing stigma and related barriers are vital to promoting ...

  7. Safe in the City

    Health clinics for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) play an important role in fighting the spread of HIV. However, designing effective, meaningful HIV prevention programs for these clinics has often been a challenge because they are understaffed and ...

  8. Salud y éxito

    The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time, conversations about sensitive topics such as sex can ...

  9. STEPS to Care e-Tools

    Many people with HIV are not benefiting from the treatments and therapies that could help them live longer, healthier lives. Co-morbid conditions, social and environmental barriers, and a lack of coordination among care providers are among the factors ...

  10. Video Opportunities for Innovative Condom Education and Safer Sex (VOICES/VOCES)

    Programs intended to prevent HIV have historically struggled to reach those at greatest risk, including minorities and medically underserved groups. Often times, this is due to agencies’ lack of resources and time to implement complex interventions. A ...