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Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the second year of Sparking Connections Minnesota, an initiative of child care resource and referral agencies to support quality family, friend, and neighbor child care provision
Sugar Samantha A., Pearson Lee, Smith Charles, Devaney Thomas, n.d.
Reports & Papers
Findings from an exploration of the influence of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), an intervention to improve the program and staff quality of out of school time programs, on the quality of 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st…
Sugar Samantha A., Pearson Lee, Smith Charles, Devaney Thomas, n.d.
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an exploration of the influence of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), an intervention to improve the program and staff quality of out of school time programs, on the quality of 21st Century Community Learning…
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.
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The current report reviewed different evaluation components of the fifth year of full implementation of the Silver State Stars Quality Rating Improvement System. This project year, NICRP evaluated the system through a data tracking system, a post-…
Martinez Katherine Plog, Bednar Kiley, Pittman Karen, Borah Poonam, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The SEL Demonstration Initiative study was designed to support sites in building their capacity to deliver high quality SEL practices while simultaneously supporting the four networks to intentionally implement an SEL aligned continuous quality…
Denver Preschool Program, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of the Denver Preschool Program, an initiative to provide preschool tuition credits to parents and quality improvement grants to preschools, that examines children's kindergarten readiness, provider quality, and parent…
Wyoming Afterschool Alliance, National Institute on Out-of-School Time (U.S.), n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from the first year of a pilot initiative in Wyoming to improve the quality of after school programs
Florida Institute of Education, n.d.
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Jacksonville Journey Early Learning Program, an initiative to transform 35 child care centers in Jacksonville, Florida, into comprehensive early learning centers, that examines the achievement of eight program goals related to early…
Florida Institute of Education, n.d.
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Jacksonville Journey Early Learning Program, an initiative to transform 40 child care centers in Jacksonville, Florida, into comprehensive early learning centers, that examines the achievement of eight program goals related to early…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The current report reviewed different evaluation components of the sixth year of full implementation of the Silver State Stars Quality Rating Improvement System. This project year, NICRP evaluated the QRIS through data tracking with QSTAR, a post-…
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…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The current report reviewed different evaluation components of the fourth year of full implementation of the Silver State Stars Quality Rating Improvement System. This project year, NICRP evaluated the system through a data tracking system, a post-…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The current report reviewed different evaluation components of the third year of implementation of the Silver State Stars Quality Rating Improvement System. This project year, NICRP evaluated the system through a data tracking system, a post-…