Tuesday, October 10, 2017

How some are closing compensation gap for pre-K teachers

In their latest report, researchers at UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Child Care Employment reveal how some states and cities are working to narrow the pay and benefits gap between equally qualified pre-kindergarten teachers and kindergarten and elementary school teachers.

Strategies in Pursuit of Pre-K Teacher Compensation Parity: Lessons from Seven States and Cities notes that this is becoming a more important issue with increased awareness that improving pre-K teacher compensation is essential for recruiting and retaining skilled educators and assuring high-quality pre-K learning environments. READ MORE HERE...