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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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Quality measures were originally developed for research aimed at describing the settings in which children spend time and identifying the characteristics of these environments that contribute to children‘s development. They were also developed to guide...
This review of the literature is one of several components of the Measurement Development: Quality of Caregiver-Child Interaction for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CCIIT) project. The main purpose of the Q-CCIIT project is to develop a new measure to assess...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2017
This reports suggests ways that states can strategically allocate funds for and within Quality rating and improvement systems (QRISs) to achieve their goals of expanding access to and improving the quality of ECE programs. The report assesses what the...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2016
QRIS have existed for about two decades and in this short timeframe the systems have evolved.  The initial focus was on improving the generally low quality of care in the late 1990s. In 2009-10, the federal stimulus funds and the announcement...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2012
QUALITYstarsNY is New York’s quality rating and improvement system that is being implemented in targeted communities with funding from the State Department of Education. The QUALITYstarsNY Readiness Project was an early strategy to engage the early care...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2012
QUALITYstarsNY is New York’s quality rating and improvement system that is being implemented in targeted communities with funding from the State Department of Education. The goal of the recruitment project was to recruit suitable applicants for the 2012-...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2016
On August 1, 2016 U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services released Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Year 2015 Progress Update and State Individual RTT-ELC Annual Performance Reports for 2015, which show...
Having the right information available at the right time goes a long way toward helping organizations improve their program performance and meet their goals. Continuous improvement denotes a shift from thinking about evaluation as a one-time effort to...
This brief, based on a keynote speech delivered by Martha Zaslow at BUILD Initiative’s 2013 Annual QRIS National Meeting, reviews and updates our understanding of goals and outcomes of QRIS, in order to work toward the next generation of QRIS. The brief...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2016
To inform planning efforts, state leaders can also survey a sample of families with young children about their experiences accessing various services and supports. ZERO TO THREE’s family survey template is available as a both a fillable PDF (click...