Studies, Research & Results

Our literacy and learning campaigns, curricula and programs are grounded in research and proven to work. Program research is ongoing, including independent, full-scale randomized trials. This approach ensures our solutions including programs, activities, tools, and hands-on resources, help children from birth through third grade develop the skills needed for high levels of academic achievement.

Studies, Research & Results

Study

Readiness for Entering Kindergarten: The Impact on Future Academic Achievement

Lynn Fielding, Jay Maidment, and Christian Anderson

Study Summary

Readiness for Entering Kindergarten: The Impact on Future Academic Achievement

Chicago, IL Study 2015

Paul Strand Ph.D./U.S. Department of Education

Othello, WA School District Complete Study

Washington State University/Thrive by Five WA

Kennewick, WA School District Complete Study

Washington State University/Thrive by Five WA

Othello & Kennewick Studies Summary

READY! for Kindergarten Data

Research Behind READY!

Articles & Booklets

Kindergarten Learning Gap American School Board Journal

Conquering the Readiness Gap Booklet

Predicting and Preventing Student Failure Booklet

Closing the Kindergarten Readiness Gap During a Child’s Earliest Years

Books to Inform and Inspire Action