Blog: Mobility and Portability

The economy is likely the primary driver of the supply of new teachers.
A revolving door of short- term teachers in some districts can end up padding the retirement benefits of others.
It may sound easy to answer how many teachers retire each year, but it's not as straightforward as it seems.
While we tend to talk about the “teaching profession” as monolithic, there are significant differences across and within states.
Colorado charter schools experience higher turnover, impacting their teachers retirement benefits.
Not all the ways that teachers could use to maximize their pensions are in the best interests of schools or families.
Ten ways education reporters can dig into teacher pension issues in their state.
How long will advocates continue to protect unequal and unfair teacher pension systems?
Teachers need stable retirement benefits that they can take with them wherever they go.
Many of Colorado’s teachers aren’t getting their money’s worth on retirement savings.