Myers reports on state laws affecting the pensions of Chicago Public School teachers. He discusses the politics behind unions involved in the decision making process and their important role in determining a balanced budget. According to Myers, the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) is a recent contender "whose members say the Pension Board needs better...
Out of Chalk
The American Spectator
February 11, 2010
The recent recession has sparked debate on benefits provided to teachers reaching retirement. Biddle provides a basic overview of recent legislative proposals and their implications and costs for taxpayers, teachers, unions, and school districts.