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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.

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Afterschool programs in high-poverty communities are often tasked with meeting the social and academic needs of a diverse group of learners. Through evaluation, these programs can identify what’s...
In recent years, Liberia’s Ministry of Education (MoE) has made great strides in improving access to education for learners who have not been able to attend formal school. However, there are still...
In the 1960s, EDC’s African Primary Science Program (APSP) revolutionized primary science instruction in Africa. A generation later, EDC is exploring the reintroduction of APSP in Kenya, Uganda,...
Senegal’s youth are ready for the opportunity to compete in today’s economy, but many of them lack the skills they need for success in the workforce. Many young people struggle to find jobs or remain...
Research shows that accidental injuries are the leading cause of death in children and youth ages 0 to 19 in the United States. In 2018, the National Center for Health Statistics reported that injury...
Located in a key geographical area in northeastern Africa, Djibouti has the opportunity to shift from being a country with a limited economy to being a global trade and commerce hub. However, many...
Ethiopia has made great improvements in the quality of and access to schooling over the past several years. These improvements address Early Grade Reading Assessment results from 2010 to 2014 which...
An estimated two-thirds of projected new STEM jobs are in computing. Yet high schools are ill-equipped to prepare students for these jobs. Further, women and students of color remain underrepresented...
Traditional approaches to education have done too little to address long-standing inequities in achievement and success after high school. Increasingly, district leaders and educators are attempting...
Students with disabilities—and students from low-income communities and low-performing schools—may limit their plans for higher education and career goals if they see their potential only through the...
Computer science is a hot field, but one that still remains largely white and male. How can we ensure that the next generation of computer scientists and technology innovators better reflects the...
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...
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...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, raise awareness, and support local programs and policies. Since 2006, EDC...
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...