Resources

  • Do employees at public colleges and universities have better retirement benefits than K-12 employees? This is the central question in the new report Choice and Quality Among Retirement Plans for Educators. The analysis shows that K-12 teachers are often offered different, worse retirement benefits than those offered to public higher education employees.
  • The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) of Texas is not serving all of its members well. Most teachers will leave their service with inadequate retirement benefits.
  • New York City has cut retirement benefits for generation after generation of teachers.
  • The odds are stacked against teachers and other public-sector workers who lack Social Security benefits.
  • New study finds lower than expected return on investments lead to rising contribution rates and growing debts in Arizona.