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Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years After the National Child Care Staffing Study

This report provides a portrait of the early childhood workforce compared to 25 years ago, and examines economic insecurity and use of public benefits among this predominantly female, ethnically diverse workforce. Although not addressed specifically in this report, workforce conditions are similarly an important issue for the school-age/Out-of-School Time (OST) field.

Related Topics: 
Systems Building
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Marcy Whitebook, Deborah Phillips, and Carollee Howes
Resource Type: 
Length: 
Full report is 124 pages; Executive Summary is 16 pages
Publication Date: 
2014