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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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Advocates have made progress in getting the message to policymakers about the first three years of life and gaps that can begin in infancy—only to be met by shrugs of doubt that anyone knows “what to do about babies.” We know that an array of proven...
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...
Topic: Data Collection & Data Systems   Year: 2014
This brief, written by Child Trends and Mathematica Policy Research under contract with the HHS Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, describes best practices for data collection, management, and dissemination. Collecting and using data are core...
Under the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees are formally required to develop school readiness goals and evaluate children's progress toward these goals. Read this This Office of Planning...
As concern increases over how specific public policies affect children in the early years, establishing cause and effect and estimating the benefits to young children puts increased technical demands on assessment. The Center on Enhancing Early Learning...
This methodological report describes how selected predictors of quality can be measured using data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The report also provides descriptive data for each of the selected predictors of quality. The...
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...
Topic: Data Collection & Data Systems   Year: 2016
This past month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education released “The Integration of Early Childhood Data,” a report intended to help states improve services for young children and families by refining their capacity...
Topic: Data Collection & Data Systems   Year: 2011
The 2007 reauthorization of Head Start requires Head Start programs to use child assessments and developmental screeners that are developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate, as well as valid and reliable in the language in which they are...