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Child outcomes

This report is useful for sharing with school and community leaders, legislators and other public audiences not as familiar with STARS. This report outlines the research base for STARS standards, supports to meet standards, accountability, and documented results.

Demonstrating Quality: Pennsylvania Keystone STARS 2010 Program Report

This report presents a view into the dynamic landscape of Pennsylvania’s early childhood quality rating and improvement system. It provides detailed information about the many components of the system, with an emphasis on data and is intended to be used by researchers and states that are developing similar systems.

Demonstrating Quality: Pennsylvania Keystone STARS 2010 Program Report 

2008 Keystone STARS Provider Survey Results

As part of its work to continue to strengthen and improve the Keystone STARS program, the Office of Child Development & Early Learning (OCDEL) conducted a provider survey that focused on provider perception of the most beneficial aspects of STARS and on ease of use of the various STARS resources. 

Click here to view the survey results.


STARS Leadership Resources

Dr. John A. DeFlaminis, executive director of the Penn Center for Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, was the keynote speaker at the 2008 STARS Leadership Conference. A link to a PDF of his PowerPoint presentation is below, as are links to additional handouts from the conference.


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