Education

Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in Higher Education Program

USAID has a long history of engaging higher education institutions (HEIs) to achieve development objectives. Together with HEIs, the U.S. Global Development Lab partners with USAID colleagues, other federal agencies, NGOs, and the private sector to increase the scientific knowledge and evidence directed toward addressing USAID’s development priorities and improving policy and programming decisions.

STEM + Computing K-12 Education

An innovative science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computing (STEM+C) workforce and well-educated citizenry are crucial to the Nation's prosperity, security and competitiveness. Preparation for the future workforce must begin in the earliest grades from preK-12, where students need to learn not only the science and mathematics central to these areas, but also how computational thinking is integral to STEM disciplines.

Yasmine

We spoke with Yasmine at the AIR studio in August 2018.

Yasmine is 24 years old. She founded and currently leads ScholarCHIPS to provide support to youth who have an incarcerated parent and reduce the shame and stigma. As the child of an incarcerated parent, she believes in empowering youth to reach their potential through mentorship and guidance.

Just Launched! Redesigned YE4C

The Youth Engaged 4 Change website has a fresh, new look with content that continues to inspire and empower young people to improve their lives and the world around them.

Report: 2015–16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16): Student Financial Aid Estimates

This publication describes the percentages of students receiving various types of financial aid and average amounts received, by type of institution attended, attendance pattern, dependency status, and income level.

Report: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS: 09): Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders in 2016

This report presents findings from the second follow-up of HSLS: 09 participants, with a focus on fall 2009 ninth-graders’ education and employment outcomes in 2016.

Report: Personalized Learning Plans

This brief describes personalized learning plans as a high school dropout prevention strategy and provides information on their purpose, prevalence, and implementation in schools.