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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

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BrightStars Program Focus- Over the Rainbow II- Providence, RI

BrightStars is happy to report that Over the Rainbow II has renewed their participation and has earned 4 stars!

Over the Rainbow Learning Center II is located in Providence and it is the second center of Over the Rainbow Learning Centers. The center has 1 infant classroom, 1 toddler classroom, and 1 preschool classroom. The program’s philosophy is geared to providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum that is presented in a nurturing, fun and creative way that encourages the power of play. Along with providing a curriculum that encourages children to explore, manipulate, and problem solve, the teachers at Over the Rainbow provide meaningful lessons for each child’s individual learning style, and goals. With bi-lingual teachers, the center is able to incorporate Spanish into their lessons.

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BrightStars Navigators Roll Out New Annual Report Process

Since BrightStars began in 2009, programs have been asked to submit Annual Reports to their BrightStars Navigator in order to update us on your licensing status and Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) goals. This year, the team decided to rework this process to make it more meaningful, to build relationships with more programs, and help program improve their quality in a more effective way.

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