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No Way Out? How to Solve the Teacher-Pension Problem

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Streamed live on Jun 6, 2013

merica's teacher-pension systems (with up to a trillion dollars in unfunded liabilities according to some estimates) present a raging public-policy dilemma. Career teachers absolutely deserve a secure retirement, but lawmakers promised them benefits that the system cannot afford, as those promises were based on short-term political considerations and bad math. Now the bill is coming due, and someone's going to get soaked.

What's the least bad option going forward? Who should bear the brunt of this legacy of fiscal irresponsibility? Current retirees? Today's teachers? New teachers? School districts? Taxpayers? The students themselves?

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