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Learning Partners, Inc., December, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of child program participation in Vermont's STep Ahead Recognition System (STARS), the state's child care quality rating and improvement system, in 2007, with a focus on the program quality and rating improvement of programs who renewed…
Washington (State). Department of Early Learning, September, 2007
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the development of the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) and the influence of licensing regulations on child care program quality in Washington state, with a focus on process quality, teacher compensation and teacher…
Learning Partners, Inc., July, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of child care program participation in Vermont's STep Ahead Recognition System (STARS), the state's child care quality rating and improvement system, during the second quarter of 2007, with a focus on the improvement of programs who…
Roach Mary A., Wisconsin Child Care Improvement Project, June, 2007
Reports & Papers
An account of the development of a system for the rating of child care quality, and an exploration of the validity of this system in measuring quality improvement, based on an assessment of 68 licensed child care centers from four counties in…
Aguirre Elisa, Gleeson Thomas, McCutchen Amanda, Mendiola Leticia, Rich Katherine, Schroder Rick, Stephenson Megan, Varner Orie, Taylor Lori L., May 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a cost-benefit analysis of a plan to introduce high-quality universal prekindergarten in Texas
Early Childhood Investment Corporation, April, 2007
Other
A series of recommendations for the development of a child care quality rating and improvement system in Michigan
Laosa Luis M., Ainsworth Pat, March, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of Hispanic children's participation and achievement in preschool programs, with a discussion of challenges to increasing their access to and improving the quality of their preschool education
Stephens Samuel A., November, 2006
Other
An overview of the process and challenges of the development and implementation of quality rating system for early childhood education and care services in Connecticut
Los Angeles County (Calif.). Policy Roundtable for Child Care, 12 October, 2006
Reports & Papers
A discussion of implementation strategies for the Step Up to Excellence Program (STEP), a child care quality rating and improvement system to assist parents in Los Angeles County, California in their child care decisions
Aguirre Elisa, Gleeson Thomas, McCutchen Amanda, Mendiola Leticia, Rich Katherine, Schroder Rick, Stephenson Megan, Varner Orie, Taylor Lori L., May 2006
Reports & Papers
A cost-benefit analysis of a plan to introduce high-quality universal prekindergarten in Texas
Fiene Richard, 27 April, 2006
Reports & Papers
A presentation of preliminary findings from an investigation into the relationship of Pennsylvania child care providers' ratings in the Keystone STARS quality rating system to observed quality of child care, based on assessments of 40 center-based…
Barnett W. Steven, Robin Kenneth B., 01 March, 2006
Other
A discussion of current state spending on preschool and of preschool program features that contribute to increased costs, with estimates of state expenditures needed to meet various levels of program access and quality
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 2006
Other
An argument for the cost-effectiveness of increased investment in quality prekindergarten programs in Wyoming, based on a review of findings from studies examining the beneficial effects of such programs on children?s school readiness and future…
Great Britain. Office for Standards in Education (England), 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of the effects of national inspections on the quality of child care and early education in the United Kingdom
Sumsion Jennifer, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A critical analysis of how the rapid corporatization of Australia's child care system has affected child care quality and a discussion as to whether the Australian government should continue following its current child care policy agenda