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PACE Co-hosts Event to Discuss Improving Teacher Retirement
posted by: Tim | October 07, 2014, 05:05 PM

On a recent PACE survey, 88% of teachers indicated their support for the ability to choose, instead of the current PERA model, to have their money invested in a portable account that they can take with them should they move out of the state or change careers.

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PACE Supports Retirement Portability for Teachers
posted by: Tim | May 23, 2014, 03:44 PM

Englewood, CO – The Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE), the state’s premiere non-union organization, recently polled member educators about the merits of education reform in Colorado. One of the themes that remained constant was the need to attract and retain talented teachers. Poll results determined that 89% of teachers agree with a policy that would give teachers the option to have their pension contributions invested in a portable, 401(k) style retirement account.

“I have always supported job portability,” said Aurora Public Schools teacher Jill Cullis. “Many teachers get stuck in a district until they retire or die.”

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AAE's 2014 National Membership Survey
posted by: Tim | February 04, 2014, 06:37 PM
Today, AAE released its 2014 Membership Survey about high-profile education and labor policies. Survey results show progressive stances toward education and labor reform, particularly with regard to education spending, school choice, technology, safety in schools, Common Core State Standards, and collective bargaining.    Continue Reading...
Department of Education Advocates for More Excellent Teachers
posted by: Tim | November 26, 2013, 05:05 PM

>>> Originally posted to the AAE BlogThis week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will re-launch a campaign of public service announcements designed to galvanize the nation’s most elite college students to consider a career in teaching. The program will include television, radio, internet, and newspaper components to capitalize on recruiting America's best and brightest.

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Teachers Crossing State Lines for Jobs
posted by: Colin | April 12, 2011, 06:45 PM
Slashed budgets and threats of teacher lay-offs have been dominating headlines in most states. The economic climate and labor battles have had an obvious effect on teachers across the country; however, not much has been said about the thousands of teachers who leave these states for teaching jobs in bordering states often times in search of higher pay or choice in membership affiliation.   Continue Reading...
Union Legislation National Developments
posted by: Colin | April 11, 2011, 06:45 PM
Beginning in Wisconsin, legislation aimed at curbing union power, advancing education reform policy, and ending forced unionism has spread across the country. Currently states in every part of the country are in various stages of passing their own laws as the protests and debates rage on. The national unions and their state counterparts are on the defensive, organizing large ballot initiative campaigns and considering increasing their dues to pay for their efforts to preserve their monopolies. Make sure to follow the news in your state by reading AAE's daily blog posts.   Continue Reading...