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Faria Ann-Marie, Greenberg Ariela, Hawkinson Laura E., Metzger Ivan, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes common and unique approaches that Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest Region states have adopted in developing and implementing their quality rating and improvement systems (QRISs). A QRIS is a method for assessing,…
Elicker James, Langill Carolyn Clawson, Ruprecht Karen, Lewsader Joellen, Anderson Treshawn, 30 September, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the influence of Indiana's Paths to QUALITY (PTQ) quality improvement system on the quality of child care offerings, the awareness of child care quality issues, the child care choices of parents, and select child development…
Tout Kathryn, Starr Rebecca, Soli Margaret, Moodie Shannon, Kirby Gretchen, Boller Kimberly, April, 2010
Reports & Papers
A compendium of information on quality rating systems of child care and early education programs, including a proposal of an analytic framework for the assessment and evaluation of quality rating systems and profiles of such systems in 26 states
Elicker James, Clawson Carolyn, Ruprecht Karen, Kwon Kyong-Ah, October 23, 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the validity of the quality standards used in Paths to QUALITY, Indiana's child care quality rating system, based on results from pilot sites and a review of research literature related to quality indicators in the standards
Porter Toni, Habeeb Sulaifa, Mabon Sally, Robertson Anne, Kreader J. Lee, Collins Ann, 2002
Reports & Papers
A catalog, directory, and report on the evaluations of 104 local and state child care quality improvement initiatives funded through the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF)
Powell Douglas R., Innes Fiona K., Wilcox-Herzog Amanda, 1999
Reports & Papers
A summary of the main findings of an evaluation of the Indiana Child Care Financing Initiative, a statewide effort to increase public and corporate awareness of community child care needs and develop public/private partnerships to meet these needs