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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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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...
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....
Many states are designing or expanding quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) to include school-age programs. This brief provides an overview of key considerations for developing effective strategies to including school-age programs in QRIS.
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...
Many studies have shown that higher-quality early care and education (ECE) predicts positive developmental gains for the children who experience it. However, much ECE in the United States is not of sufficiently high quality to produce these benefits....
The NAEYC Governing Board has approved revisions to the quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS) section of the NAEYC Public Policy Program. The new language sets forth a vision for creating high-functioning QRIS that are also well-integrated into...
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...
Drafted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education, the purpose of this policy statement is to support states and communities as they improve coordination, alignment, and enhancement of health and early learning...
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...