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This report focuses on the development, implementation and integration of quality rating and improvement systems in the States of Indiana and Pennsylvania including details related to the launch of these systems, financing, quality assurance, governance...
To gain more insight into different strategies for shaping and implementing QRIS, the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) interviewed 48 child care center directors from nine states (FL, IL, IA, KY, ME, NC...
Nearly every state and territory has established a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) or is planning one. In most states, referral agencies (CCR&Rs) play an important part in the implementation of QRIS. Because of this many stae leaders are...
This research-to-practice brief is intended to help policymakers, program managers, and practitioners learn how the newly released Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) measures can be used to complement or supplement two approaches,...
This manual from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) provides guiding principles and an overview of strategies for providing technical assistance, coaching/mentoring and facilitation for program improvement.  This...
This is Chapter 8 of the BUILD Initiative's E-Book-Rising to the Challenge: Building Effective Systems for Young Children and Families. This chapter discusses the impact of what many consider to be the centerpiece of the ELC: the requirement that states...
This report presents results of in-depth interviews with technical assistance providers in 17 states that have statewide QRISs. The results highlight features of quality assistance they are providing as part of a QRIS, including: TA providers’ efforts to...
A summary of an examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of...
An examination features of coaching and other on-site, individualized professional development strategies associated with positive outcomes for early childhood practitioners and children, based on a research review and a multi-case study of coaching in...
Quality Rating Systems (QRS) are currently operating, under development or being piloted in over 25 states or local areas. As the QRS model becomes integrated into the landscape of child care and education service delivery, policy and the decisions...