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Creating equity for and within the early childhood workforce


This brief provides an overview of historical and current racial and ethnic inequities in the early childhood workforce, as well as policy recommendations that support equitable access to higher education and compensation for the workforce. The specific policy areas include: 1) postsecondary education access and affordability, 2) equity, justice, and belonging in higher education, 3) quality improvement resources, 4) equitable compensation, 5) equity audits and assessments, and 6) leadership. In addition, there is a short description of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood National Center’s commitment to equity and social justice.

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