Throughout the United States, EDC partners with school districts, state departments of health, industries, and nonprofits to improve health, education, and economic outcomes for millions of individuals, particularly those living in marginalized, high-risk, and underserved communities.
EDC’s curricula and materials have been used in settings ranging from public school systems to local health centers. Our evaluations and rigorous studies inform both programmatic and state-level policy decision making. And our stewardship of national centers in mental health, suicide prevention, early childhood education, and STEM learning and teaching has been essential in preparing a workforce with the skills and knowledge needed to advance best practices.
SPARK Talks—Short, Provocative, Action-oriented, Realistic, and Knowledgeable—are feature videos of leaders in the suicide prevention field describing a new development or direction and issuing a c
The Indicators of Systems-Level Change were developed with the support of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to evaluate shifts for broad support for student-centered learning in the policies, culture, and structures that govern student learning. The indicators are organized around a set of core elements of practice and policy that are integrated in the district system.
EDC is collaborating with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, at the University of California, San Diego, to create this interactive, Web-based learning resource.
This report offers research-backed guidelines to support designers of big data interfaces for education.
This website helps educators understand the role that the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP) play within the larger context of the Common Core Standards themselves.
This free workshop kit is designed to help staff in schools, youth-serving organizations, and suicide prevention programs take action to reduce suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and t
Developed by EDC, this set of eight briefs outlines research related to the challenges and recommendations for K–12 STEM education.
This collection of six essays shares insights and strategies from EDC’s work to close opportunity gaps in mathematics education and support teachers in improving instruction.
This brief presents findings from a 2014 CADRE study of early career STEM education researchers and veteran principal investigators and their experiences with early career mentoring, either of them
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) contracted EDC to conduct a statewide evaluation of the U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative.