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The Quest for Quality: How YoungStar is affecting child care in Milwaukee County

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Aug, 2016

Our new research finds that five years after initial implementation of the State's YoungStar quality rating and improvement program, an increased number of children are receiving child care from quality providers. The report also finds that while large group centers have made considerable...

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Aug 18, 2016
In 2011, Wisconsin implemented YoungStar, a child care quality rating and improvement system. The goals of YoungStar included improving the quality of child care within the state, creating an easy way for parents to identify and choose quality child care, and incentivizing child care providers to...

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