About This Report provides detailed background information on the Curriculum Consumer Report. This information is organized into four pages:
- How to Use This Report explains what the Curriculum Consumer Report is, describes its purpose, and identifies the intended audience.
- Criteria for Effective Curricula provides detailed information about the criteria used to evaluate home-based, infant and toddler, and preschool curricula.
- Review Process includes the requirements used to select curricula for review and the process used to review each curriculum.
- Understanding the Ratings describes the four-level star system used to rate the curricula on each of the criteria.