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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Vandell Deborah Lowe, Wolfe Barbara, 2000
Literature Review
An investigation of the justification for public intervention to improve the quality of non-parental child care for children from lower-income families adduced from evidence from large- and small-scale studies of the effects of child care on…
Powell C. Gregg, Brush Lorelei R., Gaidurgis Andrew, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal investigation into the correlation between the receipt of funding to improve quality of Head Start programs, based on information from Program Information Reports (PIRs) from 1,182 programs that received quality improvement funding…
Queralt Magaly, Witte Ann D., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the effectiveness of state and local regulations in determining child care staff ratios for 692 child care centers serving preschool children, drawn from a national survey
Van Horn M. Lee, Newell Washington Wanda, 1999
Other
Peer Reviewed
A critique of an argument on the relationship between cost and quality and the effect of quality care on child outcomes
DeHaas-Warner Sarah Jane, Pearman Elizabeth Louise, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the quality of services provided by Colorado's community-based child care settings for special needs children; public policy and service delivery decision making processes are discussed
Chipty Tasneem, 1995
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of state-imposed quality regulations on prices, quantity and quality of child care using data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey
Frankel Arthur, 1994
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of family child care- characterized as a pervasive underground child care system- centering on its demographics, organization, regulations, quality-control issues, and relevant research
Smith Anne B., Farquhar Sarah-Eve, 1994
Reports & Papers
A study of implementation of charter agreements between local child care providers and national funders, based on a sample of 9 child care centers in New Zealand
Build Initiative, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the need to incorporate measures of cultural appropriateness into quality rating systems of child care and early education programs
Bruner Charles, Ray Aisha, Wright Michelle S., Copeman Abby, n.d.
Other
Arguments for the inclusion of cultural relevance and competency measures as an indicator in state quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS)
Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), n.d.
Other
A proposal for the use of quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) as a universal framework for the development of an early childhood education and care system
Lipscomb Shannon T., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Green Beth L., Patterson Lindsey Brianna, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The study described in this report is the first of two studies on the validity of Oregon's QRIS. This study uses a measure of the observed quality of adult-child interactions as a benchmark against which to compare QRIS ratings. Research Questions 1…
Lipscomb Shannon T., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Green Beth L., Patterson Lindsey Brianna, n.d.
Executive Summary
The study described in this report is the first of two studies on the validity of Oregon's QRIS. This study uses a measure of the observed quality of adult-child interactions as a benchmark against which to compare QRIS ratings. Research Questions 1…
Build Initiative, Early Learning Challenge Collaborative, Child Trends, n.d.
Other
This resource is an interactive online tool with individual state information. This tool allows users to view state profiles and create reports to compare states' quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). It also features answers to ten top…
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-…