About the Study

The ToolsK study is funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, a division of the U.S. Department of Education. The study is an efficacy trial evaluation of the Tools of the Mind curriculum and seeks to understand how children best learn in kindergarten and succeed in school. The Principal Investigator of the study is Professor Clancy Blair in the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University. Our partners in the study include the school districts of Cape Cod, Lynn , Western Massachusetts, Central Massachusetts, and Greater Boston.