Press Releases

  • New Book Helps Teachers Create Boy-Friendly Classrooms
    08/2010

    A growing body of research raises concerns about boys’ lack of social-emotional development in school, their high rates of expulsion and referrals to special education, and low academic achievement in reading compared to girls. A new book examines the gender stereotypes that undermine boys’ academic and social development and provides teachers with practical classroom strategies they can use to help young boys succeed in school.

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  • AED Uses Social Media to Prove that Science Is 'A Girl Thing'
    04/2009

    A new AED initiative is harnessing the power of social media to connect with parents, and educators about how to foster girls' interest in science and technology, and why that is important.

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  • New Guidelines Help Afterschool Math Programs Include Youth With Disabilities
    03/2009

    AED has published a set of guidelines to help afterschool math programs effectively benefit youth with and without disabilities.

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  • AED Chosen by National Science Foundation to Develop Great Science for Girls Program
    11/2006

    The Academy for Educational Development has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a national initiative to broaden and sustain girls’ interest and persistence in science.

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  • After-School Math Program Expands with Support from Toyota USA Foundation
    09/2006

    The Academy for Educational Development and the Toyota USA Foundation announce a new partnership to help children in four cities across the country learn math skills in a new and exciting way.

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  • Boys’ Problems in Schools a Growing Crisis
    04/2005

    A report from the Educational Equity Center at AED finds that, statistically, boys are not doing well socially, emotionally, and academically.

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  • EEC Merges with AED
    10/2004

    EEC and the Academy for Educational Development (AED) merge to form the Educational Equity Center at AED.

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