Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 7155
Session Year 2017


AN ACT REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO DEVELOP A PROPOSED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR COMPENSATION SCHEDULE.

To require the Office of Early Childhood to develop a proposed early childhood educator compensation schedule for early childhood educators that will help ensure the retention and recruitment of qualified educators, secure a standard of living that meets such educators' needs, and reflect the true costs associated with quality standards for early childhood care and education programs.