Skill Levels Remain Issue in Pre-K Staffing

"One of the hottest topics in early-childhood education is the "word gap"—the division in pre-literacy skills between children who are immersed in rich language from their earliest days and children who do not get that experience.
High-quality child care and preschool are supposed to help close that gap. But those programs often may be relying on a workforce that has a literacy gap of its own."