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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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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...
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...
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...
Death by suicide continues to be an issue of major concern affecting military service members and veterans. Data from the U.S. Department of Defense Annual Suicide Report from 2019 indicate that the...
In Guyana, poverty and a lack of positive options have trapped many young people in a cycle of unemployment, crime, or prison. But what happens when youth, many of whom have been incarcerated for...
A growing body of research shows that proactive support of students’ social and emotional development (SEL) and mental health contribute to positive outcomes in many parts of their lives, including...
Recent surveys of youth in South Africa indicate troubling increases in the prevalence of HIV and pregnancy rates. But with over 94 percent of South African youth between the ages of 7 and 18...
Persons impacted by trauma are at greater risk for suicidal thinking and behaviors. In addition, interventions and approaches to address mental and behavioral health issues too often focus on health...
Ensuring the vitality of the U.S. high-tech sector requires engaging and inclusive STEM programs that inspire the next generation of innovators and inventors. EDC is continuing a long legacy of...
Many people with HIV are not benefiting from the treatments and therapies that could help them live longer, healthier lives. Co-morbid conditions, social and environmental barriers, and a lack of...
In today’s data-driven world, innovation, scientific progress, and the health of civil society demand a data-literate citizenry and a workforce with strong statistical thinking skills. Studies show,...
Suicide claims nearly 50,000 lives each year and is the second leading cause of death among Americans aged 15–39. But with more attention being paid to suicide prevention than ever before, research,...
All children are primed to engage with and enjoy science from an early age. Yet young emergent multilingual learners from low-income communities are faced with a “ science opportunity gap ” before...
Literacy is a basic right that empowers individuals and benefits society. However, over 600 million children worldwide lack basic reading skills and do not have access to quality early grade reading...
Nearly half of all U.S. children are exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as abuse, neglect, incarceration of a family member, substance use in the home, divorce, or...