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February News Roundup

Below is a roundup highlighting some of the great work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in February 2020.

Download: The Road to Readiness

What does it take for a child to enter school with the academic and socioemotional skills needed to succeed? Download this report to understand key drivers of Kindergarten readiness, contributing factors throughout a child’s early years, and the parent/adult behaviors that best support child development.  

Kaylani Gomez, 4, works on her Waterford UPSTART computer with her mother, Valeria Gomez, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019.

January News Roundup

This roundup highlights some of the great work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in January 2020.

Jeannine Disviscour, the lead teacher of Moravia Park Elementary School's Gifted and Advanced Learning program, teaches 2nd graders about early architecture last month. The class is part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Emerging Scholars program. Image via Steve Ruark for Education Week

December News Roundup

This roundup highlights some of the great work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in December 2019.

Jessica Greer, math LEAP Leader at Truesdell Education Campus, at the first district-wide LEAP Summer Intensive, which Leading Educators supported

November News Roundup

This roundup highlights some of the great work our grantees and Foundation staff accomplished in November 2019.

2019 Research Year in Review

This year, Overdeck Family Foundation funded four new studies and renewed 18 grants totaling $6,140,722 in research funding.