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Quality Rated validation study report #4: Quality Rated star ratings and independent measures of quality, children's growth, and work climate

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Early, Diane Marie; Maxwell, Kelly; Blasberg, Amy; Miranda, Brenda; Orfali, Nadia; Bingham, Gary E.; Mason, Rihana S.; Li, Weilin; Bultinck, Erin; Gebhart, Tracy;
Date Issued: May, 2019
Publisher(s): Child Trends
Description: This report examines the relationship between star ratings and independent observations of program quality, children's development over the school year, and work climate. This report uses child assessment, observation, and questionnaire data collected by the validation study team during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years in 158 FCCLHs, and during the 2017-18 school year in 181 center-based programs. (author abstract)
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Funder(s): United States. Department of Education ; United States. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: (Publication No. 2019-10). Bethesda, MD: Child Trends. Retrieved from
Topics: Child Care & Early Education Quality

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Country: United States
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