We stand up for a Massachusetts where everyone gets a fair shot, does and pays their fair share, and plays by the same rules.
– A 4% raise for early educators. “Salaries we pay providers are, frankly, shameful for what we ask of the providers,” Jay Gonzalez, the chair of the Board of Early Education and Care, said during the meeting Tuesday. “They result in a lack of retention in an industry where we need good quality educators to stay committed in this field.”
– A request for $15 million to further shrink the early education wait list.
– $2 million increase to expand universal pre-kindergarten programs.
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