Behind the Headline: NJ teacher drain



By Education Next 07/13/2010

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NJ teacher drain
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Behind the Headline
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Winter 2008 | Education Next

In New Jersey, a flood of teachers are retiring this month in response to a proposal to reduce pension benefits for future retirees. In an article that appeared in Ed Next in 2008, Bob Costrell and Mike Podgursky investigated the peculiar incentives that are built into teacher pensions, incentives which can encourage teachers to leave teaching when they are still effective or to remain in their jobs when they have burned out.




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