Rumors swirl out of Hartford that as state legislators arrive at a state budget, that funding teacher pensions will be revisited, with a significant portion of the cost being shifted back to municipalities or to teachers themselves. In the next week, as the details officially emerge, a major mobilization effort may be necessary.

In the meantime, teachers would be wise to understand how Connecticut compares to other states when it comes to teacher pensions. Here is a comprehensive study:

http://www.nctq.org/dmsView/Lifting_the_Pension_Fog

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