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Child Trends, March, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief summarizes findings from a survey of early care and education providers about their perceptions of Parent Aware, Minnesota's quality rating and improvement system.
Child Trends, September, 2014
Reports & Papers

Parent Aware, Minnesota's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), is in its third year of statewide expansion after being implemented as a pilot from 2007 through 2011. An essential component of a voluntary QRIS like Parent Aware is…

Child Trends, September, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes findings from a survey of early care and education providers about their perceptions of Parent Aware, Minnesota's quality rating and improvement system.

Child Trends, May, 2013
Reports & Papers

Parent Aware, Minnesota's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), is in its second year of statewide expansion after being implemented as a pilot from 2007 through 2011. An essential component of a voluntary QRIS like Parent Aware is…

Child Trends, April, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief summarizes findings from a survey of early care and education providers about their perceptions of Parent Aware, Minnesota's quality rating and improvement system

Child Trends, April, 2010
Other
A profile of Minnesota Parent Aware, the state?s child care quality rating and improvement system for early childhood education and care programs, including information on rating guidelines, quality indicators, curriculum, child assessments, staff…
Child Trends, n.d.
Other
This is the project overview for the Culture of Continuous Learning (CCL) Project, which will study the feasibility of using the Breakthrough Series Collaborative in early care and education settings to improve quality.
Child Trends, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Observational tools are used in QRIS to measure features of process quality in early care and education (ECE) programs. These tools are used for a variety of purposes including in assigning ratings and as a method for supporting programs' continuous…
Child Trends, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides a descriptive analysis of data from QRIScompendium.org about how technical assistance (TA) is being implemented across the 40 QRIS operating in the US. It includes information about: the types and focus areas of TA, the job…