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  1. Fighting Opioid Abuse, Community by Community

    A collaborative effort in Massachusetts is changing the way communities deal with opioid abuse. ...

  2. Financial Cost of Suicide in U.S. Nearly Twice Previously Thought

    A new study by researchers at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the University of Massachusetts, and EDC finds that the economic cost of suicide in the United States has been significantly underestimated. ...

  3. EDC Multimedia Online Course Awarded Top Prize by American Alliance of Museums

    The American Alliance of Museums has recognized EDC’s work with the Arkansas-based Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with a Gold MUSE Award for outstanding achievement. ...

  4. Forum to Highlight National Goals for STEM Education

    EDC is working with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to coordinate “Next Generation STEM Learning for All,” a daylong forum on STEM learning. ...

  5. What Skills Are Needed by the Big Data Specialist?

    EDC's Oceans of Data Institute has created an first-of-its-kind occupational profile for careers in big data. The profile was compiled by a panel of experts and validated by more than 100 big data professionals. ...

  6. EDC Awarded $3 million to Support English Learners in Hartford Public Schools

    EDC has been awarded $3 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) to lead a project designed to boost the academic success of pre-K through Grade 1 English learners in Hartford, Connecticut. The project will be ...

  7. EDC Awarded National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment

    EDC has been selected by the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care (OCC), to receive $10 million over five years to lead the new National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE). ...

  8. EDC to Showcase Literacy Innovation at USAID Summit in Melbourne, Australia

    EDC will join other winners of the USAID All Children Reading Grand Challenge competition for a summit meeting to discuss scaling up early-grade reading efforts in the Asia Pacific region. EDC will showcase results of its literacy data initiative first ...

  9. EDC to Help Expand Access, Improve Education in Crisis Environments

    EDC has been awarded two contracts by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) designed to improve equitable access to education among children and youth living amid crisis and conflict. ...

  10. New Tool for Teaching History and Literacy

    Zoom In, a new free tool for educators developed by EDC’s Center for Children and Technology, can help students build their writing skills while learning social studies. ...