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Linda Lembke announces Thursday at the United Way in Fargo the launching of a new pilot program that will rate daycares and child care providers in the Fargo-Moorhead area. The Quality Rating and Improvement System is the first of its kind in North Dakota. David Samson/The Forum

United Way sponsors pilot program for rating childcare

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Discerning parents may soon have an easier way to find quality child care in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

The United Way of Cass-Clay announced Thursday, Nov. 12, its plan to launch in January a Quality Rating and Improvement System pilot project for child care assessment.


The QRIS is a "quality program that goes above and beyond standards," said Ruby Kolpack, a child care licensing specialist with Cass County Social Services.

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