White House Spotlights Wage Gap for Child-Care Workers
Child-care workers could earn the same amount of money—or more—sweeping floors or cutting hair as they do taking care of young children, says a new from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services
The early-childhood workforce's critical role in child-development doesn't match up with that low pay, says the report issued Tuesday and intended to highlight wage disparities. But the pay early educators get doesn't reflect that, federal officials say.