Early Care and Education Compensation and Policy Options for Louisiana

This 2013 report by Louise Stoney, compares wages and benefits across market-based child care, school-based Prek and Head Start programs in Louisiana. Wage data are reported from existing sources, coupled with information on employee benefits obtained via an email survey. A range of policy options to help narrow the wage gap are discussed. Appendix A includes a summary of ECE compensation issues in other states.