TITLE

Early Retirement Payoff

AUTHOR(S)
FITZPATRICK, MARIA D.; LOVENHEIM, MICHAEL F.
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Education Next;Summer2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the outcome of a natural experiment brought about by a two-year early retirement incentive (ERI) offered by Illinois in the early 1990s in relation to the challenge in measuring the effect of teacher retirement on student achievement. Topics covered include the benefits of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System (TRS), the sources of data on teachers and students used in the experiment and the effect of the ERI programs on the teachers' experience levels in schools.
ACCESSION #
96215754

 

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