By a Thread: How Child Care Centers Hold On to Teachers, How Teachers Build Lasting Careers
Marcy Whitebook and Laura Sakai examine how child care programs and their staff subsist in a field characterized by low pay, low status, and high turnover and what the impacts of these factors are on the quality of child care provided.
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978-0-88099-301-2 (cloth); 978-0-88099-300-5 (pbk) ; 9781417524457 (ebook)
EDUCATION; Early childhood; Childcare; Preschool and early education; K-12 Education; Teachers and compensation
Whitebook, Marcy, and Laura Sakai. 2004. By a Thread: How Child Care Centers Hold On to Teachers, How Teachers Build Lasting Careers. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9781417524457