QRIS, if robustly and thoughtfully funded, can be a powerful strategy for improving the quality of early care and education. This report covers a number of strategies to address the continuing challenges of financing, provides examples of QRIS design and implementation, and examines the need to gain adequate public investment to support QRIS sufficiently to meet its full potential.
Report December 9, 2021
This report highlights the shortcomings in how quality child care is currently funded and provides examples of how states can chart a different path forward to ensure that increased investments positively affect all children and families.
Report November 22, 2021
A new resource published on the Quality Compendium discusses the impact of COVID-19 on early care and education quality initiatives based on findings from two surveys disseminated in 2020. Findings offer a glimpse into how quality improvement systems adapted to meet the needs of ECE providers across the nation.
Planning Tool November 17, 2021
This resource was shared during the webinar Thrive by 5: Miami-Dade's Equity Driven CQI Model. The purpose of the Thrive by 5 Quality Improvement System is to increase opportunity to access high-quality early learning for young learners in high-poverty neighborhoods.