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It is no secret that America’s 564 state and local public pension plans are in trouble.  Less widely known is that the shape of a long-term solution for underfunded plans has already begun to emerge   Read more   

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Choosing where to live, based on school quality and cost.
You're starting a new job in the western part of the state. Many factors will determine where you'll decide to live; but the education of your children will be of paramount importance, as will the costs or taxes. read more THIS SECTION IS COMING SOON...

Links - good reading

From EdChoice, Jeff Spalding: an excellent program-by-program breakdown of school voucher costs and savings

From CNBC: What's your share of the underfunding of pensions in your state?

From George Mason University: an excellent overview of underfunded pensions

Sensing impending crisis, Dallas policemen yank money out of pension plans

The must-visit website started by winner of 1976 Nobel Prize for Economic Science, Milton Friedman, and his wife: All about education choice.


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