About this project library

EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

73 Projects found
With up to 1 in 59 children on the autism spectrum , supporting the learning of students with autism and the relevant workforce preparation is critical. Yet schools and out-of-school time programs...
All students need strong social and emotional learning (SEL) skills and mental wellness to thrive. Yet COVID-19 and racial inequities are creating a new wave of stress, fear, and trauma for students...
International efforts to promote literacy development for young adult readers are improving outcomes for many out-of-school youth—particularly those living in extreme poverty or post-conflict...
English proficiency is a valued skill throughout Latin America, but many schools encounter significant obstacles to preparing fluent students. Barriers include low levels of English fluency among...
Ethiopia has made great improvements in the quality of and access to schooling over the past several years. These improvements address Early Grade Reading Assessment results from 2010 to 2014 which...
Many young people who become involved in the justice system have faced systemic barriers to educational opportunities and encountered forces that push them out of school. Educational programs inside...
An estimated two-thirds of projected new STEM jobs are in computing. Yet high schools are ill-equipped to prepare students for these jobs. Further, women and students of color remain underrepresented...
Traditional approaches to education have done too little to address long-standing inequities in achievement and success after high school. Increasingly, district leaders and educators are attempting...
Students with disabilities—and students from low-income communities and low-performing schools—may limit their plans for higher education and career goals if they see their potential only through the...
Students who are emergent multilingual—also called English learners (ELs) in U.S. schools—can thrive in mathematics class. Yet recent National Assessment of Educational Progress data suggest that too...
The first 10 years of a child’s life are a critical developmental period that impacts all that follows. During these years, opportunity and achievement gaps begin early for the millions of U.S...
With the global economy changing so quickly, high schools must become responsive places where students engage in real-world problem solving and learn to think flexibly, strategically, and...
Computer science is a hot field, but one that still remains largely white and male. How can we ensure that the next generation of computer scientists and technology innovators better reflects the...
Strong computational thinking (CT) skills are key to problem-solving as well as important for success in many careers. Yet there is little research to guide teachers and administrators in building CT...
Data is an ever-growing resource that businesses—across diverse industries—use to create, innovate, and improve business practices by better understanding customer bases, creating personalized...