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Kentucky All STARS Parent Information

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What does a Kentucky All STARS rating mean for your child? STAR-rated centers and family child care homes are showing their commitment to quality by participating in Kentucky All STARS.

  • Kentucky All STARS domains and standards are based on quality indicators:  family and community engagement, classroom and instructional quality, staff qualifications and professional development and administrative and leadership practices.
  • Any provider participating at a Level 3 or higher has completed an evaluation of the program using a nationally standardized tool, the Environmental Rating Scale by Harms, Cryer and Clifford
  • All STARS providers have access to technical assistance coaches who provide guidance in the areas of health and safety, quality improvement, professional development and training.
Quality

What difference does quality make?

  • Better parent-child relationships
  • Greater thinking skills
  • Better attention skills
  • Enhanced academic performance
  • Better relationship with peers
  • Greater chance for finishing school and attending college

 

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Last Updated 4/18/2018