Early Retirement: Teachers Win Benefits With 'Political Muscle'

Bradley, Ann
May 1989
Education Week;5/31/1989, Vol. 8 Issue 36, p1
The article reports that teachers in Minneapolis, Minnesota have negotiated a provision into their contract that would allow teachers with 15 years of experience to retire at the end of school year 1989 to 1990, with substantial salary bonuses. Teachers also promoted the plans as tools for improving the academic climate by giving dispirited teachers a way out of the classroom.


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