Changes to teacher retirement system might reduce benefits, educators say

2015-03-10T00:01:13-07:00March 10th, 2015|Categories: Pension Funding|Tags: , |

A proposed bill that intends to overhaul the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia is drawing fire from teachers, but praise from a Georgia conservative think tank. “Overall, this bill represents a significant reduction in benefits for anyone participating in the new plan,” according to a post on the Professional Association of Georgia Educators web page. The Georgia Association of Educators warned that those reduced benefits might drive more teachers out of the profession. […]