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.
In this briefing book, the leaders of the Massachusetts Computing Attainment Network (MassCAN) describe the goals, key accomplishments, and future directions of the partnership.
This report, intended for early childhood educators, identifies promising practices to support emergent bilinguals in a variety of early childcare settings.
This guide is designed to assist emergency department (ED) health care professionals with decisions about the care of patients at risk of suicide.
This white paper provides an overview of dosage, the data necessary to study dosage, and related key considerations.
The Center for Strategic Prevention Support (CSPS) developed this guidance document to assist efforts in preventing and reducing underage drinking and other drug use in Massachusetts.
In this study, EDC and SRI researchers explored how time spent viewing and playing with PBS KIDS educational, noncommercial media can benefit young children’s learning, especially those growing up
To promote optimal development, each Head Start program plans, implements, and evaluates actions that provide safe environments for children to be active and competent learners.
EDC developed Video Opportunities for Innovative Condom Education and Safer Sex (VOICES/VOCES), a video-based intervention designed to increase condom use among heterosexual African American and La
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.
STEPS to Care e-Tools is a set of public health strategies for individuals at the highest risk of dropping out of HIV care.