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Friends Without Benefits: How States Systematically Shortchange Teachers’ Retirement and Threaten Their Retirement Security

By Chad Aldeman and Andrew J. Rotherham

Saving for retirement is a nationwide problem — a recent study found that 92 percent of households do not meet retirement savings targets for their age and income. Yet for most workers, public policies are not the root cause of their lack of savings. For public school teachers, however, poorly structured policies put in place over the past few decades by states and cities can exacerbate their retirement insecurity.

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