Reviewing and Clarifying Goals, Outcomes and Levels of Implementation: Toward the Next Generation of Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS)

Published: December 29, 2014
Topics:
Child Care
Projects:
Child Care and Early Education Policy and Research Analysis Project, 2005-2018 | Learn more about this project
Types:
Reports

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 articulates a framework that can support design, revision, validation, and evaluation of QRIS and serves as the introduction to a forthcoming product from the Quality Initiatives Research and Evaluation Consortium (INQUIRE) supported by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation that will articulate the framework’s components in more detail.