On September 13, 2022, the D.C. Policy Center’s chart of the week, The majority of teachers in the District are rent burdened, was cited by Axios DC:
According to the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, early childhood educators, who are predominantly Black and brown, earn a median annual income of approximately $31,950 — barely above minimum wage and not on par with public school teachers. The median teacher pay in D.C. is just over $81,000, says the D.C. Policy Center.
Read more: D.C. launches grant program to expand early child care facilities | Axios DC
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