For children ages birth through five years.
Designed to be used with programs having funding linked to the Iowa Department of Education including those operated by local school districts.
Iowa Quality Rating System (IQRS)
A voluntary child care rating system for child development homes, licensed child care centers and preschools, and Child care programs that are operated by school districts.
Each standard describes an essential element that together with the other nine standards provide a definition of quality for child care, preschools, and kindergarten program.