YoungStar

August 18, 2016 - 7:45am
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...
April 2, 2014 - 9:00am
The Forum’s recent report on afterschool program quality – Reaching for the Stars – revealed that only 28% of the afterschool programs in Milwaukee County that had been evaluated by the state’s YoungStar system as of June 2013 had received quality...
February 25, 2014 - 8:30am
Past Forum research has revealed that most afterschool programs in Milwaukee County have received relatively low ratings from “YoungStar,” Wisconsin’s child care rating and improvement system. Our research also indicates that the biggest barrier to...