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ERIC Number: ED510421
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 28
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
Virginia Star Quality Initiative: QRS Profile. The Child Care Quality Rating System (QRS) Assessment
Child Trends
This paper presents a profile of Virginia's Star Quality Initiative 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 Center-Based Programs; (4) Indicators for Family Child Care Programs; (5) Application Process; (6) Outreach; (7) Use of Observational Tools; (8) Improvement Process; (9) Financial Incentives; (10) Administration Details; (11) Partners; (12) Linkage of QRS with Other Systems; (13) Evaluation; and (14) Key Contacts. Appended is Annual Professional Development Options for Classroom-Based Providers. [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: Virginia