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The National Resource Library contains resources on a variety of QRIS focus areas. You can search resources by topic, author, date and/or type.

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Relatively little has been written about what kind of strategies and techniques do the most to help early care and education (ECE) programs operate as financially viable businesses. This issue brief draws lessons from the experiences of organizations...
CEELO released this paper which provides policymakers with a review of published research on early childhood (ECE) workforce education and credentials as well as on the current status of ECE wages, recruitment and retention challenges, and promising...
In April 2012, Louise Stoney, co-founder of the Alliance for Early Childhood Finance, served as a guest blogger for Sara Mead’s “Policy Notebook” blog that appears in Education Week. At this link, you will find copies of the blogs, which were published...
This brief provides updated information on financial incentive strategies used by states under their quality rating and improvement systems and the impact of those strategies.
Anne Mitchell, co-founder of the Alliance for Early Childhood Finance, has created an Excel workbook called “GenericCostModel-Center2012”. This workbook is a cost modeling tool for a center-based ECE program. It can be used to explore how the ‘Iron...
Anne Mitchell, co-founder of the Alliance for Early Childhood Finance, has created an Excel workbook called “GenericCostModel-Center2012”. This memo provides information on the workbook, which is a cost modeling tool for a center-based ECE program....
Preschool teachers often earn barely more than half of the wages earned by kindergarten teachers and elementary school teachers according to a new joint report from the U.S. Departments of Education (ED), and Health and Human Services (HHS). The report,...
This interesting research paper produced from the Milwaukee-based Public Policy Forum comments on the change in child care from a welfare to work program to a school readiness initiative within states.  May state leaders, policy makers and...
This webpage provides a chart regarding the use of NAEYC accreditation in QRIS and tiered reimbursement systems.
This policy information memo from the Office of Child Care provides guidance and state examples of polices to promote continuity of eligibility for child care subsidy in support of continuity for children and families.  Continuity of subsidy is also...