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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

104 Projects found
U.S. states and territories that receive grants from the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program are required to use continuous quality improvement (CQI) methods to...
E-learning has the potential to usher in a new era in global entrepreneurship. But how can e-learning programs account for diversity in language and literacy levels? Or culture? Or different levels...
Strong computational thinking (CT) skills are key to problem-solving as well as important for success in many careers. Yet there is little research to guide teachers and administrators in building CT...
Data is an ever-growing resource that businesses—across diverse industries—use to create, innovate, and improve business practices by better understanding customer bases, creating personalized...
Researchers and policymakers agree that high-quality preschool STEM learning supports children’s school readiness and success . Yet far too few children, particularly those who are dual language...
USAID learning networks enable the sharing and dissemination of knowledge and products between USAID and its implementing partners. However, USAID staff face two challenges: (1) the lack of access to...
Many low- and middle-income countries are rapidly bringing technology into their classrooms. Yet the technology often reinforces traditional teaching practices, rather than serving to deepen and...
School policies for young emergent multilingual learners have historically prioritized English proficiency as a prerequisite for learning in academic content areas. But new studies are showing that...
Rwanda has set its sights on becoming the information and communications technology hub of central Africa. A boom in infrastructure development is paving the way for this ambitious goal. Now, the...
Although casinos can contribute to community well-being by providing funds to improve infrastructure, they can also increase problem gambling and related negative health and mental health impacts ...
Opportunities abound in Massachusetts’ innovative engineering and biotech sectors, but many companies are starved for talent. The reason? Too few of the state’s high school students are graduating...
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...
Schools have long struggled to deliver high-quality mathematics education to students with disabilities and to students from underrepresented groups. Nationwide, teachers need effective strategies to...
Maternal and child health are important public health issues. Mothers and children who live in poverty are disproportionately affected by a range of challenges, including poor social determinants of...
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...