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Register for Webinar | Effect of Pensions on Teacher Quality, Turnover Costs
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The National Institute on Retirement Security will host a webinar on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 to release a new research brief, The Three Rs of Teacher Pension Plans: Recruitment, Retention, and Retirement.

WHAT:   Webinar to release findings of new research issue brief:

“The Three Rs of Teacher Pension Plans: Recruitment, Retention, and Retirement,” by Ilana Boivie, NIRS Economist and Director of Programs.

Today, the vast majority of public school teachers in the United States participate in a traditional defined benefit pension plan. This report analyzes the effectiveness of pensions on teacher retention and overall teacher productivity, reports on state-by-state teacher turnover costs, and draws policy conclusions about the ideal design of teacher retirement systems.

The webinar will include a live PowerPoint presentation to review the findings, followed by a question and answer period. The research Issue Brief will be available in advance of the webinar beginning at 10 AM ET at www.nirsonline.org.

WHO:   Hosted by NIRS and open to the media and all interested parties.

WHEN: Monday, October 31, 11 AM ET

REGISTRATION & DIAL IN: To register, please visit https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/467865570 . Dial In: (215) 383-1016, Access Code: 142-412-219, Audio PIN: Shown after joining the Webinar

ABOUT NIRS The National Institute on Retirement Security is a not-for-profit organization established to contribute to informed policymaking by fostering a deep understanding of the value of retirement security to employees, employers, and the economy through national research and education programs. NIRS seeks to encourage the development of public policies that enhance retirement security in America. Located in Washington, D.C., NIRS has a diverse membership of organizations interested in retirement including employee benefit plans, state or local agencies that manage retirement plans, trade associations, financial services firms, and other retirement service providers.

Contact:  Kelly Kenneally, 202.256.1445, kkenneally@nirsonline.org

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