Colorado Teachers Just Got a Big Raise: Now What?

First, I need to apologize, because not every Colorado teacher just got a big raise. But due to a confluence of circumstances, quite a few did. These circumstances include: The state legislature having surplus dollars and finally deciding to try to make up for the years of underfunding of K-12 education (known, I kid you … Continue reading Colorado Teachers Just Got a Big Raise: Now What?

Comparing Teacher Pension Plans

Comparison is the thief of joy.attributed to Theodore Roosevelt A topic that comes up reasonably frequently is the difference in teacher pension plans. Usually the context is someone complaining (suggesting?) that some other pension plan is "better" than theirs. It seems like a simple enough comparison, teachers are teachers and pensions are pensions, right? Well, … Continue reading Comparing Teacher Pension Plans