Educator pensions systems require significant financial resources, as delineated in complex policy, often becoming a major liability for states and school districts. Given the amount of resources placed into this category of expenses, this essay examines the ways in which current educator pension systems are designed, or not designed, to create strong teaching forces who deliver student outcomes. The essay considers the incentives provided to novice and experienced teachers, the policies that undergird such systems, and the ways in which states and school districts could break the mold of what’s been done for much of the past century.

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