Wisconsin Early Learning Coalition (ELC) Position and Alternative on YoungStar Reimbursement

April 15, 2011

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The Early Learning Coalition is pleased that the Governor’s budget continues to implement YoungStar, Wisconsin’s quality rating and improvement system (QRIS). The ELC agrees with Governor Walker’s commitment to providing parents with rating information on child care providers using a 5-star scale to help them make informed child care choices. The ELC also endorses his goal to ensure that taxpayer dollars fund only child care programs meeting reasonable quality standards. Read full statement.