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More and more, classroom observation data are being used to inform key decisions in programs serving young children. The Educational Testing Service recently released a report, State-Funded PreK Policies on External Classroom Observations: Issues and...
Executive Summary As part of its Early Childhood Workforce Systems Initiative, the National Association for the Education of Young Children involved approximately 294 individuals in the fall of 2011 and winter of 2012 in focus groups, an online survey,...
These series of reports and breifs present results from first year of Seeds to Success Field Test and Randomized Controlled Trial.  Results suggest that when child care providers get one-on-one coaching and a modest amount of money to make changes...
Information about the Transformation Zones that 10 RTT-ELC States included as key projects in their RTT-ELC plans. This information will be helpful to other States as they consider how to continue to increase the quality of early learning by providing...
This brief from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) describes approaches to measuring QRIS program engagement that can be used by QRIS administrators and other stakeholders to distinguish between and address different levels...
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...
Most state QRIS use measures of program quality applicable to the age range served. This document identifies the program quality tool each state uses, how the assessment is used in the QRIS, and how the assessment is linked to program quality improvement.
This chart provides an analysis of states that are using or planning to use (or proposed to use in their RTT/ELC application) the CLASS as part of their quality rating and improvement system (QRIS).