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The Quality Compendium
The Quality Compendium ( is a catalog and comparison of quality initiatives including Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) to promote thoughtful design, analysis and ongoing improvement in early care and education systems building.


The Quality Compendium and is a comprehensive resource for administrators, policy makers, researchers, technical assistance providers and others for information about all of the Quality Initiatives operating in the US and its territories. Features of the Quality Compendium include: information on topics like rating, use of observational tools, and indicators; full state and locality QRIS profiles; functionality to create customizable data reports about specific Quality Initiative data elements; and useful analysis of some of the key facts about Quality Initiatives.