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As our country deals with crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid epidemic—as well as natural disasters—support for health, behavioral health, and safety have never been more vital. All...
Public safety professionals, including law enforcement officers, face many job-related stressors that can negatively impact their mental health and well-being. Emotional injuries and suicide among...
The COVID-19 pandemic closed K–12 schools nationwide, and many districts have struggled to swiftly shift learning online. There are significant concerns that remote learning policies could worsen...
Early science experiences can inspire a lifetime of learning and curiosity, but not all students have equal access to these opportunities. That’s why EDC, in partnership with SRI International and...
The consequences of substance misuse are devastating to individuals and families, and they impact our criminal justice, social services, and education systems. In 2017, over 70,000 Americans died due...
In the communities of Northern Nigeria, primary school attendance and academic achievement fall far below national averages due to safety and security issues, lack of educational facilities, and...
Innovation and leadership in STEM require a diverse, globally engaged, well-trained workforce. Yet women, people of color, and people with disabilities are still underrepresented in STEM careers...
Big data is changing industries—including health care, journalism, science, and manufacturing—at breakneck speed, and these rapid changes are challenging the U.S. education system to keep pace. How...
Law enforcement officer safety and wellness goes beyond physical health. Supporting officer mental health and well-being is vital to the safety of officers, their department and peers, and the...
In the Philippines, as many as 3 million youth aged 16–24 are not in school , are not gainfully employed, and have not finished college or postsecondary education. While the Philippine government has...
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that youth nationwide are risking their health through the use of harmful substances . Risk factors leading young people to engage...
State education agencies are expected to use evidence to inform their practice and policy decisions. Yet education research is often conducted with little input from educators and policymakers...
With a youth unemployment rate of 62 percent, Bosnia and Herzegovina has struggled to extend economic opportunity to all who are entering the labor market. The country’s small and medium-size...
Classroom-based digital games can help teachers engage students in high-quality learning. Games can also offer teachers a wealth of formative assessment data that they can use to improve student...
Schools are ideal avenues through which to reach youth with universal substance use prevention and social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. Yet educational leaders face significant challenges in...