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Recent Posts by Charity Hallman

September 10, 2013 posted by Charity Hallman

New Study Shows How To Improve Teacher Retirement

You may not realize it, but most pension plans are designed in a way that creates retirement insecurity for the majority of public school teachers. Read More»

August 15, 2013 posted by Charity Hallman

Meeting the Demand for More – And Better – Information on Education Spending

We live in an age where anyone with a smartphone can access their bank balance, deposit money, or pay a bill within seconds. The demand for more – and better – information is definitely here to stay.  Read More»

February 22, 2013 posted by Charity Hallman

One-size fits all or so they said…

Talk of pension reform for K-12 public school teachers is known to spark an array of emotion, ranging from boredom to rage. It's understandable – the issues with traditional pension plans are complex and personal. Yet, it's critical that policy makers, taxpayers, and especially teachers join the conversation. Read More»

December 14, 2012 posted by Charity Hallman

Teachers Deserve Fair, Portable Retirement Plans

We know having a high-quality teacher in every classroom is the single most important in-school factor affecting the academic success of our students. There are many strategies that help attract and retain great teachers; one of the most critical is teacher compensation, which include retirement benefits. Read More»

July 23, 2012 posted by Charity Hallman

Redirecting ‘Masters Bump’ Funding Would Boost Resources Dedicated to Students

The Center for American Progress recently released a report titled "The Sheepskin Effect and Student Achievement," which highlights the practice of paying a premium to teachers who hold master's degrees. Read More»