“Teacher pensions are in trouble. The latest figures show that states and districts are half a trillion dollars behind in their commitments to fully fund the retirement benefits they promised teachers. That’s a huge sum affecting some 3.5 million current educators. But not all pension payouts are equal. In fact, just 20 percent of teachers will receive the full amount for which they’re eligible, while tens of thousands each year won’t see a dime of that retirement money.” -The Atlantic

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