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Should Colorado teachers receive Social Security?

Colorado is one of 15 states where teachers don’t receive Social Security. This means our teachers are missing one leg of the three-legged school that helps provide a secure retirement: pension, savings, Social Security.

This is National Retirement Security Week, and our friends at TeacherPensions.org have released this video, which makes a strong case for state and federal policymakers acting to correct this situation, especially as state pension funds like Colorado PERA look increasingly shaky. Have a look: It’s worth three minutes of your time.

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