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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
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...
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...
Districts and state education agencies (SEAs) in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont need effective strategies to improve student learning and achievement. While each state has unique...
The U.S. faces persistent problems in its education systems, including opportunity gaps, that negatively impact students’ learning and achievement. Changing the systems is complex. State education...
Throughout the Appalachian region of the United States, state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) are seeking effective strategies to improve students’ academic achievement...
Research is critical to finding out what works in education, but it takes collaboration with the real changemakers—policymakers, administrators, and teachers—to improve student outcomes. This...
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...