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Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
This evaluation aimed to assess not only the processes and outcomes associated with the pilot sites' completion of the project, but also the perceived utility of the system if it were to be implemented in Southern Nevada. Therefore, data were…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
In the Spring of 2009, the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) Workgroup (comprised of professionals working in early childhood education), along with United Way of Southern Nevada, the Nevada Office of Early Care and Education, University of…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships for low-…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships…
Iruka Iheoma U., Yazejian Noreen, Maxwell Kelly, Robertson Nakenge, 21 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Quality Counts (QC) is a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) and professional development initiative in Miami-Dade County, Florida that has been active in the child care provider community for almost 4 years. This system is designed and…
Dickman Anneliese M., Peterangelo Joseph, Schwabe Amy, Henken Robert E., December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the implications for YoungStar, the Wisconsin state child care quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), of challenges faced by other states in the development and implementation of their own QRISs
Minnesota Early Learning Foundation, December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships…
Tout Kathryn, Starr Rebecca, Isner Tabitha K., Cleveland Jennifer, Albertson-Junkans Ladia, Soli Margaret, Quinn Katie, December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Parent Aware, Minnesota's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), that examines programs' experiences and patterns of enrollment, ratings, and improvement, risk status of children served, parent and child ratings, and the…
Minnesota Early Learning Foundation, December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs

A summary of an evaluation of Parent Aware, Minnesota's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), that examines programs' experiences and patterns of enrollment, ratings, and improvement, risk status of children served, parent and child…

Wold and Associates, 29 November, 2011
Reports & Papers
An implementation evaluation of the Steps to Excellence Project (STEP), Los Angeles County's child care quality rating and improvement system, that examines participating providers' experiences of STEP, based on provider surveys, key informant group…
Wold and Associates, 29 November, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an implementation evaluation of the Steps to Excellence Project (STEP), Los Angeles County's child care quality rating and improvement system, that examines participating providers' experiences of STEP, based on provider surveys, key…
Pennsylvania. Office of Child Development and Early Learning, 01 November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a comparison of quality improvement in child care providers who received technical assistance services through Keystone STARS, the Pennsylvania child care quality rating and improvement system, to quality improvement in those who did not
Johnson-Staub Christine, October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of recommendations for states to design and ensure high-quality child care quality rating and improvement systems
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, October, 2011
Other
A discussion of the early implementation in Wisconsin of YoungStar, the new state quality rating and improvement system
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, October, 2011
Other
A discussion of the early implementation in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, of YoungStar, the new state quality rating and improvement system