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This report presents results of in-depth interviews with technical assistance providers in 17 states that have statewide QRISs. The results highlight features of quality assistance they are providing as part of a QRIS, including: TA providers’ efforts to...
A summary of an examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of...
An examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of coaching in...
Quality Rating Systems (QRS) are currently operating, under development or being piloted in over 25 states or local areas. As the QRS model becomes integrated into the landscape of child care and education service delivery, policy and the decisions...
For anyone who is developing a QRIS, revising a QRIS or responsible for an existing QRIS, this paper by Anne Mitchell is a must read in thinking strategically and critically about what to think about in structuring different elements of a Quality Rating...
This document contains an example of how States might demonstrate the resources and initiatives available to practitioners in CQI framework. Early Learning programs can be supported and encouraged to engage in a continuous cycle of quality...
As a result of Creating a National Learning Community on Continuous Quality Improvement, a pre-conference session at the 2016 QRIS National Meeting, the BUILD Initiative convened leaders from nineteen states and the District of Columbia working in...
This Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE) report summarizes research on the processes, facilitators, and impediments to data use for continuous quality improvement; develops a conceptual framework representing the elements of data use for...
  This report provides an in-depth look at quality rating and improvement systems in Miami/Dade County in Florida and in the States of Tennessee, Illinois, Indiana and Pennsylvania.  This report, on defining and measuring quality, examines the...
This 50-state matrix (as well as the District of Columbia) provides data on the status of states in establishing early learning guidelines and inclusion of curriculum and child assessment in standards established within their state quality rating and...