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Workman Simon, Jessen-Howard Steven, November 2019
Reports & Papers

This is a presentation of results of the modeling of child care costs and quality in five separate regions of New York State and in both center- and home-based care settings.

Herbst Chris M., October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are increasingly deployed by U.S. states to monitor and improve the quality of non-parental child care settings. By making information on program quality accessible to the public, QRIS attempts to alter…
Geary Nora Ann, Dooyema Carrie Ann, Reynolds Meredith A., December, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Introduction A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a fundamental component of most states' early care and education infrastructures. States can use a QRIS to set standards that define high-quality care and award child care providers…

Herbst Chris M., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) are increasingly deployed by states to monitor and improve the quality of non-parental child care settings. By making information on program quality accessible to the public, QRIS attempts to alter…
Hurley Kendra, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
The Center for New York City Affairs set out to assess what has worked, and what hasn't, in improving family child care. With the recent federal reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, which calls for increased oversight…
Build Initiative, June, 2015
Reports & Papers
A total of 35 states and territories responded to a BUILD survey in Fall 2014 related to the alignment of QRIS and CCR&R services in their state. The survey was primarily responded to by QRIS administrators and staff. (author abstract)
Singer Jaime, Hutson Michael, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report contains information on a study conducted by American Institutes for Research (AIR) to make recommendations for a School Age Design of Great Start to Quality, Michigan’s tiered quality rating improvement system (QRIS). The first report…
Schilder Diane, Carolan Megan E., November, 2013
Reports & Papers
A comparison of state policies in 2006 and 2012 related to the monitoring and evaluation of state prekindergarten program quality, based on secondary analyses of 2006 and 2012 surveys of administrators of state-funded preschool programs
Widrick Rebekah M., December, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of efforts to recruit early care and education programs for the 2012-2014 implementation of QUALITYstarsNY, New York State's quality rating and improvement system, based on data collected from 7 recruitment agencies, 419 QUALITYstarsNY…
Ozdogru Asil A., 31 October, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of training efforts as part of the implementation of QUALITYstarsNY, New York State's quality rating and improvement system, that examines child care providers' experiences of facilitator-led trainings and facilitators' experiences of…
Stephens Samuel A., Kreader J. Lee, Smith Sheila, McCabe Lisa A., April, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the field test of QUALITYstarsNY, New York State's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), that examined: program recruitment, support, and participation; the use of QRIS standards to measure quality; and the implications for…
Peters H. Elizabeth, Bristow Barbara, Lim Youngok, Skinner Patty, Tallarico Barbara, McCoy Julie, Meckler Dianne, Greenblatt Jennifer, July, 2005
Reports & Papers
A study of the implementation and outcomes of Child Care Programs of Excellence, a quality rating and improvement system, in four counties in New York State
United States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of Apprenticeship, Training, Employer and Labor Services, 30 April, 2003
Reports & Papers
An analysis of participating states' post-grant prospects for sustaining and broadening programs funded under the Quality Child-Care Initiative, federally funded grants for states to address child care quality and labor issues by applying the…