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Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, December, 2014
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This report is the fifth in a series of WCCF reports tracking the progress of Wisconsin's YoungStar program, a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) launched in 2011 to improve the quality of Wisconsin child care programs. YoungStar focuses…
Horowitz Michelle, Squires James H., 25 November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To learn more about the extent to which inclusion is addressed in state QRIS models, CEELO conducted research through several methods. An online review of state QRIS websites identified states with QRIS and explored the extent to which criteria…
Mayoral Maria Victoria, Robbins JoEllen, Hughes Christine, 18 November, 2014
Multimedia
This webinar provides an overview of Zero to Three's Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) Self-Assessment Tool, which can help identify strengths, opportunities, and gaps in the system. Presenters from Utah and Miami share their QRIS vision…
Mayoral Maria Victoria, Robbins JoEllen, Hughes Christine, 18 November, 2014
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview of Zero to Three's Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) Self-Assessment Tool, which can help identify strengths, opportunities, and gaps in the system. Presenters…
Zaslow Martha, Tout Kathryn, October, 2014
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The purpose of the brief is to contribute to the next generation of Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) by reviewing and clarifying goals and outcomes along with the activities aimed at strengthening these, as well as the levels of…
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program, October, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs

As States develop and revise their Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS), many have focused particular attention and effort on raising provider participation rates. This brief highlights reflections from Indiana, Kentucky, and Washington…

Mayoral Maria Victoria, October, 2014
Other
This self-assessment tool can be used to identify the strengths, opportunities, and gaps in a coordinated system of quality improvement for programs serving infants and toddlers. The tool is also intended to help states and jurisdictions identify…
Cochenour Missy, Thornburg Kathy R., Tout Kathryn, 01 October, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Many states engaged in federal grant work related to early childhood care and education are building data systems to support program and policy decisionmaking related to young children and their families. Two systemic efforts, a quality rating and…
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.

Singer Jaime, Hutson Michael, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report contains information on a study conducted by American Institutes for Research (AIR) to make recommendations for a school age design of Great Start to Quality, Michigan's tiered quality rating improvement system (QRIS). The first two…
Singer Jaime, Hutson Michael, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report contains information based on data collected and analyzed by American Institutes for Research (AIR) as part of an effort to make recommendations for a School Age Design of Great Start to Quality, Michigan's tiered quality rating…
Singer Jaime, Hutson Michael, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report contains information on a study conducted by American Institutes for Research (AIR) to make recommendations for a School Age Design of Great Start to Quality, Michigan’s tiered quality rating improvement system (QRIS). The first report…
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, July, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS quality standards are used to assign ratings to programs that participate in QRIS, providing parents and the public with information about each program's quality. States typically use licensing standards as the starting point, or base, of the…
Western Oregon University. Center on Early Learning, 30 June, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is a system designed to raise the quality and consistency of early learning programs across the state. Oregon's QRIS aligns with the national trend of QRISs that recognizes, rewards, and builds…