State Pensions: The Special Case of Teachers' Pensions
NCSL Legislative Summit: Aug. 10, 2011
Running time: 01:11:37
House Speaker Kris Steele, Oklahoma
Michael Podgursky, University of Missouri
Bill Raabe, National Education Association
State Treasurer Elizabeth Pearce, Vermont
In addition to the financial and policy issues all public retirement plans confront, there is growing concern about the ability of teachers’ retirement plans to continue their important role in recruiting and retaining highly qualified professionals. Hear the nature of the concerns, and very different proposals for addressing them.