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Iowa offers big incentive for teachers to push off retirement

Classes are starting up in K-12 schools across the country before many districts have managed to fill significant teacher shortages. In Des Moines, Iowa, the state’s largest school district is offering a big incentive: Experienced teachers who put off retirement for one more year can make an extra $50,000 or more.

Grant Gerlockof Iowa Public Radio reports.

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