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  1. A Better Course for Teacher PD

    Three new courses offer teachers opportunities to tailor their professional learning. ...

  2. Study Finds Teen Smoking Decline after Minimum Tobacco Sales Age Raised to 21

    New research has shown significant declines in teen smoking after raising the minimum sales age for tobacco to 21. ...

  3. Raising the Smoking Age in New Jersey

    EDC’s study on teen smoking continues to be cited as states such as New Jersey consider a 21-plus smoking age. ...

  4. Addressing Mental Health and Addiction

    This opinion piece, written by EDC’s Jerry Reed with former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy and former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, calls on lawmakers and presidential candidates to detail their plans for addressing mental health and related ...

  5. Experts Convene to Create National Agenda for Reducing Childhood Injuries

    The Children’s Safety Network (CSN), an EDC project funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will convene more than 45 national organizations, federal agencies, and states to create a national consensus agenda for preventing ...

  6. Writing a New Narrative for Pine Ridge

    An EDC prevention specialist offers positive alternatives to the negative messages in the media about suicide in Native communities. ...

  7. New Study: To Reduce Smoking, Raise Sales Age

    Reducing access to cigarettes is a key to preventing youth smoking initiation, finds a new EDC study. ...

  8. Recording Stories for Rwandan Students

    Visiting officials lend a hand in the recording studio to an EDC literacy program. ...

  9. Boosting Literacy in Senegal

    A new report shows positive results for EDC’s volunteer-driven literacy program. ...

  10. Zooming In on History and Literacy

    A new digital tool supports students’ development of literacy skills as they dive into social studies. ...