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While math achievement gaps among the nation’s fourth-graders have narrowed in recent years, achievement gaps evident in eighth grade have not changed. There is a clear need for interventions that...
Schools have long struggled to deliver high-quality mathematics education to students with disabilities and to students from other traditionally marginalized groups. Nationwide, teachers need...
Research shows that teacher quality is the single most powerful influence on student learning. Yet many teachers do not feel well prepared to implement standards-based mathematics education with the...
Children can often be limited in expressing their robust mathematical ideas using written language on paper. But what if children were provided with another type of language to show their thinking?...
Despite past and present efforts, the education system in Honduras faces many challenges in terms of access, efficiency, and quality. Improving reading instruction and outcomes in the primary grades...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health and well-being at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, inform strategies, and support local programs and policies...
Evidence-based home visiting provides families with greater support during pregnancy and throughout early childhood. While there is ample evidence these services can be effective at improving...
Ongoing conflict in the Mindanao region of the Southern Philippines has led to wide displacement of residents, lack of essential services, and high rates of poverty and youth unemployment. As in many...
While teen pregnancy rates in the United States have been falling since 1990, teen birth and pregnancy rates among Latinas have risen to almost twice the national average and are higher than any...
Many neurodiverse young people do not have access to informal educational opportunities to support them in developing STEM skills that align with their career interests and potential. EDC, together...
STEM literacy is key to many jobs and vital to making informed decisions. Yet STEM literacy in the United States continues to lag behind that of other countries . Public libraries are ideal...
Each year in the United States, more than 48,000 Americans lose their lives to suicide, while millions more attempt or think about suicide . These lives represent mothers, fathers, daughters, sons,...
The earliest years of a child’s life set the stage for life-long achievement. How do we ensure that every child receives the emotional, social, and behavioral support needed for success in school and...
Afterschool and summer learning programs are critical to supporting the development of children, but low-income families are often unable to afford these valuable programs or find high-quality care...
As our country deals with crises such as promoting child safety and well-being, managing infectious disease, and addressing the opioid epidemic—as well as helping prepare for and respond to natural...