Evaluation of Rhode Island's BrightStars Child Care Center and Preschool Quality Framework
The purpose of this evaluation was to collect and analyze data regarding BrightStars to help Rhode Island leaders continue to refine and strengthen its QRIS. This evaluation provides important data for determining whether the revised framework produces rating levels that meaningfully differentiate higher quality programs from lower quality programs. As required in the Early Learning Challenge Grant, this evaluation also examines the extent to which there are relationships between measures of children's growth and BrightStars ratings and standards. (author abstract)
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