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State policy options for early childhood educator compensation


This report summarizes some of the most common policies that U.S. states have used for many years to increase compensation of ECE professionals: tax credits, wage supplements, and education awards. Its purpose is to create a common foundation of understanding for policymakers and stakeholders working on this issue. By design, this report is thorough but succinct. Each section has suggestions of further reading for those seeking additional information. (author abstract)

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Reports & Papers
United States
Louisiana; Maine; Nebraska; New Mexico; North Carolina

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