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Improving child care compensation: Backgrounder 2021

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Increasing compensation in a systematic, sustainable way, while simultaneously addressing the pressing needs of the current workforce, is a complex undertaking. And there is no one right answer for all environments: a compensation strategy that is effective in one state may set off unintended consequences when implemented elsewhere. Others may layer the same set of strategies in different ways. Improving Child Care Compensation Backgrounder 2021 explores eight strategies for increasing early childhood workforce compensation. Each section includes an overview of the strategy and considerations for its use, as well as profiles or examples of how states and municipalities have developed and implemented the strategy. The profiles highlight key design decisions that a state, municipality, or tribe would have to grapple with, addressing details as broad as method of payment and as minute as funding formula calculations. (author abstract)

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United States
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Alabama; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Georgia; Illinois; Louisiana; Minnesota; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; Texas; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin

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