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Staffed Up: 4 ways to tackle retention, recruitment challenges in early childhood education

May 31, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

At Pittsburgh Public Schools, families are often denied early childhood spots because their income is too high to meet requirements under the grants that fund the programs.

“There are a lot of families that we turn away that are not necessarily wealthy families, but cannot afford high-quality child care,” said Kim Joseph, executive director of the district’s Early Childhood Education Department.

That’s why Joseph said she would love to have a universal preschool program.

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