Private providers in state pre-K: Vital partners.

By Hustedt, J. T. & Barnett, W. S. (2011).

State pre-K policies should equalize standards between pre-K programs in public and private settings, as differences in standards can undermine the success of state pre-K programs. […] state policy should equalize staff compensation between private and public providers; otherwise the best teachers will flow from private to public providers.