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Even with decades of investment in STEM education research, a gap still remains between research studies and the perceived needs of education practitioners. As a result, studies are often designed...
Many cities across the country experience high rates of violence and civil unrest related to police brutality. Trauma-informed policies and programs that foster community resilience have the...
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting forced remote learning for all pre-kindergarten through grade 12 students, Columbus City Schools (CCS) delayed the start of the 2020–2021 academic year by...
In the United States, about 32 million adults lack a high school degree or equivalent. Adults with low levels of academic attainment or low basic skills face barriers to full economic or civic...
Health clinics for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) play an important role in fighting the spread of HIV. However, designing effective, meaningful HIV prevention programs for these clinics has...
The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time,...
Today, all scientists use computational thinking skills and technology to conduct routine tasks, to discover, and to innovate. Students can and must develop these skills before they graduate from...
Eighty percent of second-grade students in Mali are unable to read a single word in their mother language. But what is the best way to improve literacy rates in a country where teachers are...
Death by suicide continues to be an issue of major concern affecting military service members and veterans. Data from the U.S. Department of Defense Annual Suicide Report from 2019 indicate that the...
In Guyana, poverty and a lack of positive options have trapped many young people in a cycle of unemployment, crime, or prison. But what happens when youth, many of whom have been incarcerated for...
A growing body of research shows that proactive support of students’ social and emotional development (SEL) and mental health contribute to positive outcomes in many parts of their lives, including...
Recent surveys of youth in South Africa indicate troubling increases in the prevalence of HIV and pregnancy rates. But with over 94 percent of South African youth between the ages of 7 and 18...
Persons impacted by trauma are at greater risk for suicidal thinking and behaviors. In addition, interventions and approaches to address mental and behavioral health issues too often focus on health...
Ensuring the vitality of the U.S. high-tech sector requires engaging and inclusive STEM programs that inspire the next generation of innovators and inventors. EDC is continuing a long legacy of...
The U.S. lacks an effective approach to providing education—particularly STEM education—in prisons. It is possible to make STEM career and college study programs common, accessible, and rigorous in...