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.

185 Projects found
Schools have long struggled to deliver high-quality mathematics education to students with disabilities and to students from underrepresented groups. Nationwide, teachers need effective strategies to...
Children can often be limited in expressing their robust mathematical ideas using written language on paper. But what if children were provided with another type of language to show their thinking?...
A key aspect of promoting adolescent health at the community level is gathering the necessary data to determine priorities, raise awareness, and support local programs and policies. Since 2006, EDC...
How can middle school students be inspired to pursue careers in STEM fields? It’s a question that has significant implications for education and workforce development. In the Middle Grades Career...
Maternal and child health are important public health issues. Mothers and children who live in poverty are disproportionately affected by a range of challenges, including poor social determinants of...
Ongoing conflict in the Mindanao region of the Southern Philippines has led to wide displacement of residents, lack of essential services, and high rates of poverty and youth unemployment. As in many...
While teen pregnancy rates in the United States have been falling since 1990, teen birth and pregnancy rates among Latinas have risen to almost twice the national average and are higher than any...
STEM literacy is key to many jobs and vital to making informed decisions. Yet STEM literacy in the United States continues to lag behind that of other countries . Public libraries are ideal...
Each year in the United States, more than 47,000 Americans lose their lives to suicide, while millions more attempt or think about suicide. These lives represent mothers, fathers, daughters, sons,...
The earliest years of a child’s life set the stage for life-long achievement. How do we ensure that every child receives the emotional, social, and behavioral support needed for success in school and...
Afterschool and summer learning programs are critical to supporting the development of children, but low-income families are often unable to afford these valuable programs or find high-quality care...
As our country deals with crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid epidemic—as well as natural disasters—support for health, behavioral health, and safety have never been more vital. All...
Public safety professionals, including law enforcement officers, face many job-related stressors that can negatively impact their mental health and well-being. Emotional injuries and suicide among...
The COVID-19 pandemic closed K–12 schools nationwide, and many districts have struggled to swiftly shift learning online. There are significant concerns that remote learning policies could worsen...
Early science experiences can inspire a lifetime of learning and curiosity, but not all students have equal access to these opportunities. That’s why EDC, in partnership with SRI International and...