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Amid Continuing Childcare Staffing Crisis, Advocates Call for a Raise for Teachers

Gautam Arora

Advocates are calling for additional funding in the state budget to give childcare teachers a raise. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has the details.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-06-10/citing-workforce-crisis-advocates-ask-state-to-help-raise-child-care-wages

(Original air-date: 6/13/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.