Education Development Center (EDC) has received a grant of $1.55 million from The John A. Hartford Foundation to support the National Collaboratory to Address Elder Mistreatment, Model Implementation. The intervention will implement and evaluate the Elder Mistreatment Emergency Department Care Model within six diverse emergency departments over 30 months.
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.
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.