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ERIC Number: ED510409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 29
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 4
Vermont STep Ahead Recognition System: QRS Profile. The Child Care Quality Rating System (QRS) Assessment
Child Trends
This paper presents a profile of Vermont's STep Ahead Recognition System (STARS) prepared as part of the Child Care Quality Rating System (QRS) Assessment Study. The profile consists of several sections and their corresponding descriptions including: (1) Program Information; (2) Rating Details; (3) Quality Indicators for All Child Care Programs; (4) Application Process; (5) Outreach; (6) Use of Observational Tools; (7) Improvement Process; (8) Financial Incentives; (9) Administration Details; (10) Partners; (11) Linkage of QRS with Other Systems; (12) Evaluation; and (13) Key Contacts. STARS program guide is included. [This document was prepared for the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation of the Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation
Authoring Institution: Child Trends
Identifiers - Location: Vermont