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One argument is that despite pay that is lower than similarly skilled professions, teachers receive much more generous benefits than many other professions. Is that true?        

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    I have more teacher stuff than I had clothes ... It’s not just the pay. It’s not just the benefits. It’s a total lack of respect. My husband and I both teach, making about $49,000 each. You would thin...
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  • Teacher Pensions are too “Generous” | Teachers' Retirement ...
    Teacher Pensions are too “Generous” Updated: January 1, 2018 Issue: Critics of defined benefit pension plans like TRS say the guaranteed benefits of retired teachers and other public employees are too high and are out of sync with retirement benefits found in the private sector.
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  • Do public school teachers really receive lavish benefits ...
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    Most public school teachers are members of one of the two teacher unions, the National Education Association or the American Federation of Teachers. These unions work with school districts to negotiate salaries and secure benefits for teachers.
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  • Are Teacher Pensions Too Generous, Or Not Generous Enough ...
    But a Colorado teacher following the graph above qualifies for a steep ramp-up in her benefits at the back-end of her career. Her retirement wealth will quadruple between the ages of 45 and 58, and she can retire at age 60 with a pension worth the equivalent of $906,000 in today’s dollars.
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