Seeking Equity in Early Childhood Education

Efforts to Improve Teacher Compensation in Early Childhood Education Must Address Racial Pay Gaps

Exploring pay gaps by race

UC Berkeley, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Dec. 2019

Why does the pay gap exist?

What we can do

What’s holding us back?

From previous experience, we also know that federal and state funding has been successfully layered to reach parity standards for educators. The question lies in how willing the federal and state governments are to invest in early childhood education and the professionals that care for and educate our youngest children.

The future of pay equity in ECE

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