What does a state policy director have to say about teacher retirement befits that’s worth hearing? When the speaker is Sandi Jacobs, a veteran teacher from the largest school district in the US, it’s time to listen up.
Currently, Sandi serves as vice president and managing director, state policy, at the National Council on Teacher Quality. In this brief video, she addresses the question:
What do pensions have to do with quality schools?
She also comments on whether there’s an agenda to do away with pensions altogether. Sandi says, “I don’t know anybody who’s talking about pension reform that thinks we should do away with pensions. Everyone wants to see the system change so that it better serves teachers…”
See the full interview below.