NC teacher pensions well funded, not transparent or flexible

According to a report published by the National Council on Teacher Quality and EducationCounsel,

Just seven states — Delaware, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin — have teacher pension systems that are funded at 90 percent or higher. Of those, only South Dakota and Wisconsin are fully funded.

That said, the state’s pension system received low marks for transparency and flexibility.

South Dakota has the best teacher pension system in the nation, according to report authors.

Terry Stoops / Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies

Terry Stoops is the Vice President for Research and Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation. Before joining the Locke Foundation, he worked as the progra...

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