160 Projects found
Across the United States, initiatives focused on computational thinking (CT) are rapidly expanding. Innovative work is underway and being studied in Massachusetts , New York, and other states. Yet...
Over 6 million children in the United States are diagnosed with at least one developmental disability. Their caregivers—parents, grandparents, and the other adults in their lives—have the challenging...
Too many high school students lack access to challenging, engaging courses that prepare them for college and a career. Career academies offer one model for engaging students by providing a peer...
Young children who have disabilities, grow up in poverty, or are dual language learners often start kindergarten less prepared than their peers. But the research is clear—high-quality early education...
Rapid advances in technology create an urgent need to prepare pre-K-to-gray learners for the changing world of work . The new field of cyberlearning research is advancing knowledge of strategies to...
Opioid misuse and overdoses pose a significant public health crisis —one that is being exacerbated by COVID-19 . And while substance misuse prevention programs that address the causes of addiction...
The nation’s prevention professionals play an essential role in helping communities address pressing substance abuse and other behavioral health challenges, including underage drinking, prescription...
State education agencies (SEAs), including independent early learning offices, play an essential role in developing policies that support young children’s school readiness and success. Yet nationwide...
Research shows that accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children and youth ages 0 to 19 in the United States. In 2018, the National Center for Health Statistics reported that injury...
Improving STEM education is a team effort. It requires dedicated teachers, researchers, curriculum developers, and scholars all working together to support innovation and excellence in the classroom...
By 2018, the United States could face a shortage of individuals in the workforce with the analytical skills needed to use big data to inform decision making. Community colleges can play a critical...
Across the United States, more and more neurodiverse young people are being integrated into inclusive schools and out-of-school programs. Teachers and afterschool providers need effective approaches...
With up to 1 in 59 children on the autism spectrum , supporting the learning of students with autism and the relevant workforce preparation is critical. Yet schools and out-of-school time programs...
Located in a key geographical area in northeastern Africa, Djibouti has the opportunity to shift from being a country with a limited economy to being a global trade and commerce hub. However, many...
International efforts to promote literacy development for young adult readers are improving outcomes for many out-of-school youth—particularly those living in extreme poverty or post-conflict...