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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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Interest in the quality of provider-family relationships in early care and education (ECE) settings has sharpened the focus on defining and measuring elements of these relationships across settings for program improvement purposes. In this brief, authors...
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...
Topic: Monitoring & Accountability   Year: 2014
This brief is designed to compare the three different structural models – block structures, points structures, hybrid structures – by using three hypothetical QRIS. The data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), was used to...
In response to a lack of available, validated instruments designed specifically to measure the quality of classroom support provided for children with disabilities in inclusive settings, the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP), a structured observation...
Topic: Monitoring & Accountability   Year: 2012
Quality rating and improvement systems (QRISs) have become an increasingly popular mechanism in states and localities seeking to raise the quality of their early care and education (ECE) programs. Typically, QRISs provide ratings of ECE programs based on...
Topic: Monitoring & Accountability   Year: 2011
The checklist can be used as part of a self-assessment and quality improvement planning process to identify strengths and areas of improvement related to inclusive practice. The findings can be used to build on existing strengths, identify needed...
Topic: Monitoring & Accountability   Year: 2010
In response to a lack of available, validated instruments designed specifically to measure the quality of classroom support provided for children with disabilities in inclusive settings, the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP), a structured observation...
  This report presents analysis of administrative data from quality rating and improvement systems in Miami/Dade County, Florida and the States of Illinois and Tennessee. The secondary data analysis examined the following four research topics:...
This Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE) report provides an overview of the Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (QCCIIT) observation tool, which was designed to measure the quality of caregiver-child...
Topic: Monitoring & Accountability   Year: 2016
These two publications address the issues facing early care and education providers because of monitoring by multiple agencies and organizations. Coordinated Monitoring Systems for Early Care and Education provides an overview of monitoring and the...