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Teacher Pension Systems Close to $325 Billion in Debt

Prakken Publications
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In December, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released No One Benefits: How Teacher Pension Systems Are Failing Both Teachers and Taxpayers, a comprehensive report on state teacher pension policy. The report finds that the structure of teacher pension systems in the United States is, by and large, untenable. Not only are these systems costly to states, school districts, and taxpayers, but the carefully guarded retirement benefits are being squeezed and distributed unfairly in ways that are costly to teachers as well.

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