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At the heart of the matter: The compensation of Colorado's early educator workforce


The purpose of this research brief is to explore the compensation and economic well-being of a sample of early educators in Colorado. Specifically, this brief addresses the following research questions: 1. What are the hourly wages of early educators in Colorado? How do they vary by ECE service sector, age groups served, and educational attainment? 2. What benefits do early educators working in community-based settings receive? 3. What percent of early educators receive public subsidies? 4. How do early educators perceive their economic well-being? (author abstract)

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