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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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Research suggests that children’s preschool mathematics knowledge is a predictor of later academic success and that strong spatial-thinking skills are key to children’s readiness for kindergarten and...
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...
According to the Nation’s Report Card , a staggering 88 percent of students graduate from U.S. high schools without proficiency in U.S. history and thus lack an essential component of informed...
Of the 67 million primary-school-aged children around the world who do not attend school, 40 million live in countries affected by armed conflict. Millions more have had their education disrupted by...
While Rwanda is on track to achieve its goals of economic growth, education for young adults is lagging behind. With many unable to complete middle school, young adults aged 16–30 need training in...
In Zambia, the Ministry of General Education began implementing the Primary Literacy Programme (PLP) in 2013 to serve students from pre-primary through grade 7 across the country. However, several...
The development of literacy skills through early experiences with books and stories is critically linked to children’s later success in learning to read. As Ghana strivesto increase national literacy...
Children and youth make up more than 75 percent of Uganda’s population. Among them, vulnerable youth—particularly adolescent girls and young women, children with disabilities, orphans, and those...
Programs intended to prevent HIV have historically struggled to reach those at greatest risk, including minorities and medically underserved groups. Often times, this is due to agencies’ lack of...
Students who are emergent multilingual learners face the dual challenge of learning mathematics while they master English. Without adequate resources and support, many teachers struggle to engage...
In an ever more data-driven world, there is a growing need for students and citizens to understand and use data with increasing fluency. Educators have found, however, that bringing authentic data...