Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems: Approaches to Integrating Programs for Young Children in Two States

This report focuses on the development, implementation and integration of quality rating and improvement systems in the States of Indiana and Pennsylvania including details related to the launch of these systems, financing, quality assurance, governance, early learning standards, provider engagement, consumer education and professional development.  For states just getting started in their QRIS development or states in the midst of expansion, there is much to be learned from this analysis of the work in these two states.