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Financial incentives

What types of financial incentives do programs receive to participate in the QRIS?+ Show

Forty states include financial incentives in their quality initiatives. The most common financial incentives are quality awards/bonuses (55%) and other financial incentives that cannot be categorized (53%). These other incentives may include assistance with accreditation fees or professional development, state specific bonuses, and educational scholarships. Nearly half of states reported providing improvement grants (43%) and a few reported providing T.E.A.C.H scholarships (18%), staff wage supplements (18%), staff scholarships (15%), staff bonuses (10%) and startup awards (3%).