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What the FACTS Reveal about Teacher Retirement Programs—Part 2 of 6

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The reason AP distorted the facts about teacher retirement plans as much as they did is because of audience share, which determines how much a media source may charge to advertisers, and balancing the news and telling the truth often does not achieve this goal, because profits are the foundation of the private sector media. 609 more words

American Public Schools

end of school year milestones...retirement and graduation

Today is the last day of school in our community…the day all school children have been ready to see for the last month!  Except my second grader, who went to bed in tears last night.   502 more words

Educators retiring after decades of service

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor

As school draws to a close and another summer begins, four long-time elementary school principals and two long-term teachers in the Archdiocese of Louisville are among 36 educators who are retiring. 438 more words

Archdiocesan News

We Didn't Cause the Pension Problem

A lot of finger-pointing is going on in Illinois over the notoriously under-funded pension funds.  Just to set the record straight:

I didn’t go into teaching for the pension.   347 more words

Pubic Education

Thanks for Your Contribution!

I was playing golf this summer and my playing partner Jim asked me how I liked retirement.  I told him it was great, and since Jim was about my age I asked him when he was going to retire.   225 more words

Pubic Education

Starting a New Year at No School... and Tips for Parents

In May I retired from 22 years of teaching.  It was a bittersweet moment for me, especially as I was leaving a school and a group of students that I loved. 1,789 more words


Retirement, and other musings...

Teachers in the government system are very rarely publicly acknowledged for the work they do, and nowhere is this more evident when the time comes for retirement. 624 more words