Eye on Education

Ohio School Employees Retirement System Board Members to Take $11K Trip to Hawaii

The Dayton Daily News reports that three members of the board that oversees Ohio’s public school employees’ pension fund plan to travel to Ohio for a conference at a cost of more than $11,000. The pension fund, the School Employees Retirement System, serves cafeteria workers, bus drivers and other school employees.

Ohio Retirement Study Council Chairman Lynn Wachtmann, a Republican state representative from Napoleon, asked that the three appear before the bipartisan oversight committee on Tuesday to explain why they think it is so important to make the trip. The trio initially said they would appear but then canceled on Monday.
Wachtmann said he hopes they’ll also cancel their Hawaii trip.
“It shows a lack of being in tune with what a lot of their members would think about this,” he said.

Read more at: www.daytondailynews.com

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