How safe is Oklahoma teacher retirement?

Answer On One Hand: Multiple Studies Call Plan Severely UnderfundedAt least two recent studies of teacher pension plans point to Oklahoma's plan as seriously underfunded. The Manhattan Institute for Polic... Read More »

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Teacher Retirement Questions?

Teachers have many options concerning retirement and pension benefits. State boards of education include a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section on their state boards' websites that answer comm... Read More »

Teacher Retirement Programs?

Contributions to teacher retirement plans generally work one of three ways. There are plans where only employees make contributions through a salary-reduction agreement. Others are set up allowing ... Read More »

Teacher Aide Certification in Oklahoma?

Teacher aides work in the classroom to assist teachers with clerical tasks and assisting students with projects and assignments. Aides work in elementary, middle and high schools, child care center... Read More »

Can I Draw My Teacher Retirement Early?

While the specifics of each school system's retirement policy vary from state to state, it is not unheard of for a teacher to collect her retirement early. Because many teachers do not pay into Soc... Read More »