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Teacher Pensions: A Background Paper

May 1, 2008

This background paper aims to foster understanding and informed discussion of public education pensions. It describes the current system; examines concerns about funding, sustainability, equity, and effectiveness; and discusses pension plan structures and some options for pension plan redesign.

School Finance Systems and Their Responsiveness to Performance Pressures: A Case Study of North Carolina

April 6, 2007

Details the mechanisms of and influences on the state's school finance system, changes caused by increased performance pressures, local officials' views on alternative allocation of resources, and obstacles to linking resources to student learning.

School Finance Systems and Their Responsiveness to Performance Pressures: A Case Study of Texas

March 30, 2007

Details the mechanisms of and influences on the state's school finance system, changes caused by increased performance pressures, local officials' ability to allocate resources as deemed appropriate, and obstacles to linking resources to student learning.