Delaware Stars Evaluation

The RAND Evaluation of Delaware Stars has produced two reports to document the study analyses and findings: 

  • Evaluating Delaware Stars for Early Success: Year One Report

    Jun 9, 2014

    As a first step in a larger study of Delaware Stars, a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early learning and care programs, RAND researchers reviewed prior literature, examined existing data, and interviewed key stakeholders.

  • Jun 2, 2015

    In the second year of RAND's evaluation of Delaware's quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), key findings offer insight into provider participation, the use of financial incentives, and the amount of technical assistance received by providers—all pointing to the importance of administrative data in a QRIS.