EDC’s staff provides expertise in education and social science research. We design and conduct large-scale randomized controlled trials, quasi-experimental evaluations, research syntheses, and secondary data analyses.
Our staff also has extensive experience in conducting surveys and formative and marketing research, including focus groups and interviews. Findings are used to inform policy and program strategies as well as to identify communication strategies, provide input on how programs are working, and determine what actions are needed to promote education, health, and livelihoods.
Designed by EDC and the Ford Motor Company Fund, the Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) initiative includes an interdisciplinary high school curriculum, professional development, and a successful
This report examines concerns about the technology readiness of adolescent learners for college and career, and it identifies effective ways to use technology to personalize a student’s learning ex
This brief describes EDC’s deep commitment to ensuring that all young children have the support they need during the critical early childhood window of time.
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 report presents findings from the Prekindergarten Transmedia Mathematics Study.
This website includes selected resources from the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention’s work to prevent suicide.
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’s Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment (SKYE) project in Guyana administered a coaching survey to more than 300 project training graduates. The purposes of the survey were to assess how helpful the coaches were for youth and which aspects of the coaching were most useful for youth when looking for a job, entering the workforce, or starting their own business.
This resource library contains decision-support tools, training and technical assistance tools, archived CAPT webinars, videos, and compiled data sources.
This brief describes the importance of expanding access to computer science (CS) learning and details EDC’s work to ensure all students have high-quality CS educations.