Katelynn Thorpe's blog

  • States penalize employees for changing states or leaving the teaching profession. Here are four ways that state pension plans limit a teacher's ability to choose her own path.
  • The slow shift away from defined benefit plans for public employees suggests teachers may one day receive portable, sustainable, and secure retirement benefits.
  • By comparing groups of workers as they hit the same career milestones, we can get a more accurate portrait of how worker mobility has changed over time.