The situation looks bleak and with every passing day the hope that ESEA will be reauthorized diminishes. That puts us back in the hands of the Department of Education and the waiver process, which is becoming increasingly unpopular with state education agencies due to pushback over greater federal involvement, the Common Core, and the use of test scores in teacher evaluations. Read more »


Recently the Governmental Accounting Standards Board fundamentally changed the standards they apply to public employers that offer pension benefits. Perhaps you’ve heard about the upcoming changes in pension reporting but you’re not sure how it will affect you as an IPERS-covered employer. Read more »