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  1. College & Careers

    from ltd.edc.org Far too few youth and adults have the skills and knowledge they need to excel in the workforce. Across the U.S. and around the world, EDC strengthens education and training systems to put people on a fast track to success in post-secondary education and ...

  2. Curriculum

    from ltd.edc.org As the education landscape evolves, an age-old question persists: How can we help students gain deeper levels of understanding and greater levels of proficiency? To answer this question, EDC has successfully extended the frontiers of knowledge of sound ...

  3. Early Learning

    from ltd.edc.org The dynamic and delicate years from prenatal care to age eight form the foundation for all that follows in a person’s life. Across the U.S. and around the world, EDC supports the full circle of early childhood care and concern—families, communities, ...

  4. Equity

    from ltd.edc.org From remote rural regions to urban centers, students face obstacles that bar the road to their school, college, and career success. Across the U.S. and around the world, EDC helps educators, leaders, and policy-makers tackle these obstacles head-on. ...

  5. Leadership

    from ltd.edc.org Strong and strategic leadership is key to improving schools. Tailoring our support to fit leaders’ contexts, EDC builds capacity to meet the changing challenges of Preschool to Grade 12 education. With schools and districts, state departments of education ...

  6. Literacy

    from ltd.edc.org Strong literacy skills are passports to academic and career success. Across the U.S., EDC helps early childhood, K–12, out-of-school time, community college, and adult basic education programs ensure learners of all socio-economic backgrounds gain the ...

  7. Mathematics

    from www.ltd.edc.org When students face a problem, they must be able to analyze it, stick with it even when they are stumped, and wisely weigh and choose solutions. EDC helps make sure that all students acquire a toolkit of problem-solving skills in mathematics class—logic, ...

  8. Out-of-School Time

    from ltd.edc.org In the U.S., over 10 million young people take part in out-of-school time programs that play a key role in promoting their learning and well-being, and studies show that 19 million more would do so if programs were available. EDC helps expand access to ...

  9. Professional Development

    from ltd.edc.org To raise student achievement and keep pace with the evolving P–12 landscape, educators need tools and support to help them hone their practice. EDC serves as a partner in practice to all of those on the front lines of educational reform. We help P–12 ...

  10. Research & Evaluation

    from ltd.edc.org Educators need rigorous research and evaluation to guide their actions as they enhance practice, improve schools, and determine the future direction of programs. Drawing upon our expertise in the full range of research methods—from randomized controlled ...