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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.

Topic: Teaching & Learning Author: Any Date: Any Type: Any
Of the 20 state QRIS standards, 16 states include school-age specific quality standards and indicators. Twelve of these states embed school-age indicators within QRIS standards and four have developed a stand-alone “school-age track”. Findings are...
This brief by the National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement is an examination of current standards that apply to varied types of early care and education programs. It contains an overview of the types of program quality standards in States,...
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,...
Topic: Teaching & Learning   Year: 2014
This document has several purposes. First, the compendium aims to discuss the purpose of developmental screening and how it differs from child assessment. Second, the compendium aims to “translate” technical psychometric information about the reliability...
Topic: Teaching & Learning   Year: 2011
This concept paper identifies issues and provides guidance to states as they develop, revise, and utilize early educator competencies in the context of inclusion. Key issues include ensuring that early educator competencies reflect knowledge, skills and...
When used together, the Early Childhood Work Environment Survey and the Program Administration Scale provide a comprehensive picture of quality related to a program's organizational climate and leadership and management practices. This crosswalk is...
This audi-conference address issues related to building integrated systems of workforce preparation and Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.
From Crawling to Walking: Ranking States on Birth- 3rd Grade Policies that Support Strong Readers, ranks states on 65 indicators in seven policy areas. The report found that most states are not taking a comprehensive approach when it comes to developing...