High-Quality Early Learning Settings Depend on a High-Quality Workforce: Low Compensation Undermines Quality

Preschool teachers often earn barely more than half of the wages earned by kindergarten teachers and elementary school teachers according to a new joint report from the U.S. Departments of Education (ED), and Health and Human Services (HHS). The report, High-Quality Early Learning Settings Depend on a High-Quality Workforce—Low Compensation Undermines Quality, summarizes the research base and includes recommendations for reaching pay parity across all early learning settings. (U.S. News & World Report)