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King Visits Preschool to Advocate Fair Pay for Teachers

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. recently stopped by Clifton Early Learner Academy in New Jersey to highlight a new report that outlines a wage gap between preschool and K-12 teachers.

Pre-kindergarten students at the Dallas Independent School District's Cesar Chavez Learning Center.

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. recently stopped by Clifton Early Learner Academy in New Jersey to highlight a new report from his department that outlines a significant wage gap between preschool and K-12 teachers across the country. While the national average salary for preschool teachers is $28,570, kindergarten teachers earn $51,640 and elementary school teachers can expect an average of $54,890 per year. (NJ.com)

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