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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2020

This report, developed by the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, examines key policy areas in which states can take action to improve the status and well-being of early educators. The report describes the extent of progress nationwide on specific indicators within each policy area, as well as each state’s performance-to-date in each area. For each policy area examined, the report provides specific recommendations for state policymakers to improve early educator jobs.

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