Pension and Other Retirement Costs Are Crowding Out SF School Teachers

100+% growth in retirement spending over five years.

School starts today in San Francisco but according to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle not all classrooms may have teachers because of “a rash of departures over the summer.” Perhaps the departed teachers observed this depressing mismatch in spending priorities over the past five years:

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Sources: First Interim Reports, San Francisco Unified School District, FY2012 and FY 2017

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Lecturer at Stanford University and president of Govern For California

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