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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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Toward Better Policy for Early Care and Education in the United States This brief, written by two of the foremost leaders in the early childhood field, provides a new way of thinking about ECE public policy that: puts child development first, is guided...
This powerpoint presentation provides an excellent "visual" as part of a webinar that was held focusing on the "Toward Better Policy for Early Care and Education in the United States."
Toward Better Policy for Early Care and Education in the United States: Resource Materials This resource list was created as an accompaniment to the paper on "Towards Better Policy for Early Care and Education in the United States."
The purpose of this research brief is to report on two aspects of child care licensing for all 50 States and the District of Columbia state child care center licensing regulations and child care center licensing policies. Using data compiled from state...
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...
A summary of an examination of a strategy to promote school-age caregiving quality by adapting states' tiered QRS, which were designed primarily for early care providers, for providers serving school age children.
The fact that most early care and education (ECE) businesses in the US struggle to make ends meet is not news. Nor is the fact that ECE managers feel increasingly squeezed by higher standards (which often require more dollars), competitive markets (that...