Engagement & Outreach
Parent Priorities in Selecting Early Lerning Programs: Implications for Minnesota's Quality Rating and Improvement System
This fact sheet gives an overview of the findings of “Parent Priorities in
Selecting Early Care and Education Programs: Implications for Minnesota’s
Quality Rating and Improvement System.” It provides recomendations about how QRIS can give parents culturally relevent information about charactersitics of programs that are of interest to them.
Stair Steps to Quality: A Guide for States and Communities Developing Quality Rating Systems for Early Care and Education
A guide for implementing a QRIS, including guidance for the early planning stage, the development and assessment of standards, the use of incentives to encourage quality improvement, the financing of the system, and the outreach to promote parental awareness of the system.