Quality Rating and Improvement Systems for a Multi-Ethnic Society

Quality Rating and Improvement Systems for a Multi-Ethnic Society
January 2009
Charles Bruner, Aisha Ray, Michelle Stover Wright, Abby Copeman

In this brief, BUILD discusses why it is important to include cultural and linguistic responsiveness and anti-bias programming as aspects of early learning quality, provides content-analysis of common QRIS components with respect to how they include issues of diversity and support for English-language learners, explores how states have included these issues in QRIS planning and development, and provides recommendations for how states can strengthen their QRIS rating components to be more culturally and linguistically competent and relevant.

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