Measuring Quality Across Three Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems: Findings from Secondary Analyses

The Child Care Quality Rating System (QRS) Assessment
Publisher: Washington, DC: Mathematica Policy Research and Child Trends
Aug 30, 2011
Lizabeth Malone, Gretchen Kirby, Pia Caronongan, Kimberly Boller, and Kathryn Tout
This report presents findings from an exploratory analysis of administrative data from three QRISs. The analyses examine the prevalence of quality components across centers and how they combine to result in an overall rating level and to predict observed quality.