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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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CLASP’s guide aims to help states look beyond the major sources of child care and early education funding and consider alternative federal financing sources to bring comprehensive services into early childhood settings. Comprehensive services like...
Quality Rating and Improvement Systems are evolving rapidly. As part of BUILD's effort to support QRIS to reform and strengthen early learning systems, we have created a suite of 5 resources, dubbed QRIS 3.0: Tool for a Cross-Sector QRISComplete with a...
The QRIS Cost Estimation Model (CEM), developed by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, is designed to help administrators determine the costs of implementing all the elements of a QRIS for their state, as well as explore the...
A guide for implementing a QRIS, including guidance for the early planning stage, the development and assessment of standards, the use of incentives to encourage quality improvement, the financing of the system, and the outreach to promote parental...
Based on strong interest from Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge grantees in the financing aspect of sustainability, the Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance program worked collaboratively with other TA partners to compile a Summary of...
This new issue brief examines the use of tax credits to raise the quality of services and to make high quality early care and education more available to low-income and working-poor families.
Tiered Reimbursement Q&A: For States in the Early Planning Stages for a Tiered Reimbursement Component to their QRIS This “frequently asked question” resource has been developed for states based on a recent conversation with Louise Stoney, co-founder...
Written by noted consultant Louise Stoney, this brief explores the ideas and trends related to QRIS that state leaders included in their Race to the Top/Early Learning Challenge applications.  It is designed to provide not only...