The new report Next Generation STEM Learning For All: Envisioning Advances Based on NSF Supported Research highlights the ways in which STEM offers traditionally underrepresented groups increased opportunities for individual success, calling access to STEM education an issue of social justice.
On May 10, EDC hosted "Youth Livelihood Programs in Conflict-Affected Areas: Lessons Learned from Kenya and Mali” to share lessons learned from the Garissa Youth and Yes Youth Can! North East Region projects in Kenya and the Mali Out-of-School Youth project (also known as Paje Nièta).
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.