Kentucky’s teachers embrace a broken pension system
Frederick M. Hess and Brendan Bell | National Review Online
Teachers in some states are making a good case for higher pay and finding support. But digging in for a defense of an indebted, outmoded pension system is the wrong way to tackle teacher compensation. Such demands will only leave parents, taxpayers, and civic leaders skeptical about whether dollars are being used to finance debt payments rather than fund teacher salaries or student needs.
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