- February 22, 2017How good is Iowa’s pension plan for the state’s teachers? Are there other alternatives that could provide better benefits?
- February 22, 2017
State-based teacher pension plans are important. They make up an enormous portion of local K-12 budgets, and the vast majority of them are underfunded.
- February 21, 2017There is considerable evidence that teacher pension systems fail to meet the retirement needs of a majority of teachers and thus are in need of serious reform. Yet despite the evidence, the NEA continues -- to the detriment of many of their members -- to staunchly advocate for the traditional teacher pension and against virtually all proposed reforms.