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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.  

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.

Sample Recruitment Challenges and Best Practices

It is impossible to have a successful applied research project (quantitative or qualitative) without first recruiting a sample. Here are some best practices for recruiting representative samples in education.

The Opportunity Myth study by TNTP.

2018 Research Year In Review

Overdeck Family Foundation supported 22 new research projects in 2018, providing total funding of over $5.6 million.