A Must-Watch Video about Teacher Pensions
For years now, scholars at the Show-Me Institute have been writing about the problems with teacher pensions. Don’t believe me? Just look at this impressive list of publications:
The Funding Status of State and Local Government Pensions in Missouri – Andrew Biggs, Ph.D.
Betting on the Big Returns: How Missouri Teacher Pension Plans Have Shifted to Riskier Assets –James Shuls, Ph.D., and Michael Rathbone
Pension Reform in Missouri – Erin Hawley
Teacher Pension Enhancement in Missouri: 1975 to the Present – Robert Costrell, Ph.D.
Missouri Transition Costs and Public Pension Reform – Andrew Biggs, Ph.D.
Public Employee Pensions In Missouri: A Looming Crisis – Andrew Biggs, Ph.D.
But as informative and compelling as these papers are, there is just something engaging about a video with hand-drawn illustrations. That’s why I love this new video released by TeacherPensions.org, a project of Bellwether Education Partners. In less than three minutes, the video shows the key problems with teacher pensions. Check it out.