166 Projects found
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...
In the United States, substance misuse and addiction costs thousands of lives each year, as well as billions of dollars in lost workplace productivity, health care expenses, and crime-related costs...
Indonesia’s education system faces many challenges, including low public funding, low completion rates among students, a lack of high-quality training for educators, and inadequate capacity among...
Due to limited local access, less than half the children aged 3–6 in Burkina Faso receive the preschool education that would prepare them for primary school. Communities need relevant, quality...
Cyberbullying, mental health, and substance abuse—these are among the complex issues communities must tackle. When schools, health agencies, and law enforcement work together, they can greatly...
An improving economy in Ethiopia has given many youth hope that the next decade will be one of increased prosperity. Helping these young people find productive, income-generating opportunities will...
Rebuilding peace and prosperity in Honduras will require partners from all parts of the country. Most importantly, it must include young people, whose lives have been disproportionately affected by...
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) impacts up to 20 percent of veterans of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Digital health tools hold enormous potential for helping them and other...
Effective school leadership is a key contributor to the success of schools, teachers, and students alike. As the demands on school leaders continue to evolve, there is a pressing need to understand...
All students need strong social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and mental wellness to thrive. Yet COVID-19 and racial inequities are creating a new wave of stress, fear, and trauma for students...
Too many children and youth around the world lack the literacy skills they need to succeed in schooling and in life. In low-resource countries, their ability to learn to read and write is hindered by...
All children need high-quality early learning experiences that foster their success in school and life. Yet millions of children— particularly in low-income communities —do not receive a high-quality...