Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

Dr. Diana Schaack, researcher at CSCCE, with co-authors Drs. Kate Tarrant, Kim Boller, and Kathryn Tout wrote a chapter Quality Rating and Improvement Systems: Alternative Approaches to Understanding their Impact on the Early Learning System for the recently published, Early Childhood Systems: Transforming Early Learning, edited by Drs. S. Lynn Kagan and Kristie Kauerz. The chapter describes conceptual frameworks and benchmarks for evaluating the impact of QRIS in bringing alignment to state early learning systems. The book is available through Teacher’s College Press.