Teachers face tough choices as charter schools drop pensions

Daunted by the high cost of the state teachers pension system, charter schools are switching to 401(k)-style plans, forcing longtime teachers to decide if they’re willing to accept a smaller, less-certain retirement package or if they’ll change schools to keep their pension.

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