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4 years ago

Hidden amongst the top TRS pensions at #7 is Reggie Weaver. You might think Reggie is a former school district superintendent, but you’d be wrong. Weaver is a former president of a teachers union – the Washington DC-based National Education Association, the parent union of the Illinois Ed Assoc.

For those of you wondering how a union employee – and an extremely well-compensated executive at that – can spend over half his career employed as a bureaucrat by various levels of teachers unions and still qualify for a state teachers pension, look here: