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Gates Says Benefits Costs Hit Schools
The Wall Street Journal | 03/03/11

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Teacher Retirement Benefits
Education Next | Spring 2009

Bill Gates will outline how flawed pension accounting hampers the ability of states to pay for education, and will call for states to rethink their pension systems, in a talk to be presented at the TED conference tomorrow. Gates has created a website that shows the funding status for pension obligations and retiree health-care benefits for each state. In the Spring 2009 issue of Ed Next, Mike Podgursky and Bob Costrell wrote about the high cost of teacher pensions.

Last updated March 3, 2011