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Quality Improvement

Quality improvement systems focus on improving the quality of child care in all settings through quality rating and improvement systems and other quality improvement initiatives. The following resources provide information on common elements of quality improvement systems, including system planning and implementation; outreach, consumer education, and consumer engagement; provider supports and financial incentives; quality assurance and monitoring; and evaluation.

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The presentation provides information on monitoring requirements in the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule and focuses on skills and strategies for conducting monitoring visits.

This webinar included a facilitated discussion among leaders across the country to introduce a variety of approaches they have used to build the supply of high-quality child care. Presenters explored approaches that have worked well and ones that have not.

This guidance aims to support Lead Agencies and their partners as they create cost estimates, prepare detailed reports, and use cost estimates to inform their rate setting.

Taking a cross-sector approach can be an effective strategy to engage out-of-school-time programs in quality improvement systems, supporting more efficient use of resources for improving school-age child outcomes.  This practice brief is the second in a series published by NCASE to build...

This webinar introduces two new resources on promising strategies to improve the quality of care, engage family child care (FCC) providers, and sustain provider participation in regulatory systems and quality improvement initiatives.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It describes in detail the way in which curriculum and child assessment indicators are incorporated into QRIS.

This fact sheet is part of a series of fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It describes in detail the way in which curriculum and child assessment indicators are incorporated into QRIS.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It shows the increase in the number of QRIS operating in the United States and major revisions to QRIS since the late 1990’s.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It describes the features of the most frequently used quality categories and indicators for QRIS.

This fact sheet is part of a series fact sheets about the state of QRIS in the United States in 2016. It summarizes QRIS participation in 2016 by program type and quality level.

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