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NYC BOOSTS SALARIES FOR 1,500 NON-UNION PRE-K TEACHERS

November 19th, 2019

Alice Mulligan got on the loudspeaker at her Brooklyn preschool Monday morning to make an unexpected announcement: her teachers would be getting significant raises.

“Everybody started screaming,” recounted the director of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Preschool preschool.

She added, “They so …

Pre-K Parity Paridad en Pre-K

August 22nd, 2019

Early childhood educators at community-based organizations (CBOs) administering the city’s Pre-K for All program are pushing for higher pay as the city attempts to finalize its latest budget.

Deal struck for “pay parity” in early childhood education

July 11th, 2019

Nonprofits are celebrating an agreement to implement “salary parity” in early childhood education citywide. The city contracts with many nonprofits to deliver pre-K and other educational programming on behalf of the city, but there was a significant difference in the …

NYC and union officials hail move toward pay parity for pre-K teachers but some worry over educators left out of deal

July 11th, 2019

Hundreds of New York City pre-K teachers could see their pay increased by as much as $20,000 under a deal announced Tuesday by city officials and labor leaders.

Still unclear is when progress will be made for thousands of pre-K …

NYC Pre-K Teachers To Get Huge Raises In Bid To Equalize Pay

July 9th, 2019

NEW YORK — Some New York City pre-kindergarten teachers will get raises of more than $20,000 under a plan to equalize pay in the city’s early education system, officials said Tuesday.

The plan aims to pay teachers molding the minds …

Pre-K, school social workers in forefront of negotiations as NYC nears a budget deal

June 13th, 2019

Officials inched closer to a deal on the city’s nearly $100 billion budget Thursday, with one education issue gaining consensus: equal pay for preschool teachers.

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson hinted that a deal is close to achieving top budget …

City Council leaders are demanding higher pre-K wages — and it could lead to a budget showdown

June 7th, 2019

New York City Council leaders say they will refuse to approve a city budget this month unless it raises salaries for community-based pre-K providers to match those of teachers at public schools.

Campaign for Children holds City Hall rally for pre-K funding parity

June 7th, 2019

The ongoing dispute between community-based providers of pre-K and the Department of Education regarding inequitable funding within the city’s Pre-K for All program wound its way to the steps of City Hall on Thursday morning.

Get involved in the Salary Parity Week of Action

June 4th, 2019

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Some New York City pre-K teachers set to walk off the job in scaled-back strike

April 29th, 2019

Thousands of pre-K teachers in New York City are set to strike on Thursday, but the union representing educators who work in community-run centers stopped short of calling for all of its 7,500 members to walk off the job.

Teachers …

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