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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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When used together, the Early Childhood Work Environment Survey and the Program Administration Scale provide a comprehensive picture of quality related to a program's organizational climate and leadership and management practices. This crosswalk is...
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...
State TA Resources are developed by ELC TA State Support Team members in response to requests from RTT-ELC States for information on topics related to the implementation of their grants. RTT-ELC Grantees That Incorporate Business Trainings for Child...
Updated information about all of the QRIS operating in the United States and its territories is on QRIScompendium.org. The Build Initiative will be summarizing this new data and releasing fact sheets that answer some of the most commonly asked questions...
A study of the professional development and on-site assistance available to center- and home-based child care providers who participate in state quality rating and improvement systems, based on interviews with key informants in 17 states
This audi-conference address issues related to building integrated systems of workforce preparation and Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.
This resource from Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance (ELC TA) supports early childhood leaders and coalitions as they design and implement plans to sustain progress and achieve goals developed through the Race to the Top – Early Learning...
The "Good/Better/Best" document was developed from experience in managing the Keystone STARS program, analysis of current research, and insights/suggestions practitioners have shared. The "Good/Better/Best" document can assist practitioners in assessing...
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems’ administrators are seeking resources and technical assistance for sorting out the goals and methods associated with different validation questions and approaches. This guidance and planning template is a practical...
  This report presents analysis of administrative data from quality rating and improvement systems in Miami/Dade County, Florida and the States of Illinois and Tennessee. The secondary data analysis examined the following four research topics:...