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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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Hispanic children make up 25% of the U.S. child population. However, Hispanic adults comprise only 7% of the STEM workforce. This underrepresentation speaks to the lack of opportunities for Hispanic...
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...
Children can often be limited in expressing their robust mathematical ideas using written language on paper. But what if children were provided with another type of language to show their thinking?...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health and well-being at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, inform strategies, and support local programs and policies...
Evidence-based home visiting provides families with greater support during pregnancy and throughout early childhood. While there is ample evidence these services can be effective at improving...
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...
Each year in the United States, more than 48,000 Americans lose their lives to suicide, while millions more attempt or think about suicide . These lives represent mothers, fathers, daughters, sons,...
Early science experiences can inspire a lifetime of learning and curiosity, but not all students have equal access to these opportunities. That’s why EDC, in partnership with SRI International and...
Innovation and leadership in STEM require a diverse, globally engaged, well-trained workforce. Yet women, people of color, and people with disabilities are still underrepresented in STEM careers...
Big data is changing industries—including health care, journalism, science, and manufacturing—at breakneck speed, and these rapid changes are challenging the U.S. education system to keep pace. How...
Mandated reports are critical to identifying and resolving cases of elder mistreatment. Yet there is little information about what policymakers and decision-makers should be doing to address a...
In the world, one in four children live in crisis-affected contexts that constrain their opportunities to access quality teaching and learning. In Bangaldesh, Sierra Leone, and Uganda, children are...
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...
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...