The folks at are concerned that our current system of teacher pensions leaves too many teachers without adequate funds for retirement. They’ve created a video to explain the problems with today’s pensions for teachers. They urge


If you believe ALL teachers deserve an adequate retirement plan–not just some of them–please help us spread the word by sharing this video with the teachers in your life.

Education Next has published a number of articles on the problems with teacher pensions, among them:

Golden Handcuffs: Teachers who change jobs or move pay a high price,” by Robert Costrell and Michael Podgursky

Fixing Teacher Pensions: Is it enough to adjust existing plans,” by Robert Costrell, Michael Podgursky, and Christian Weller

— Education Next

Last updated January 21, 2016