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Foundation News

Grant helps Kindergarten students learn to read

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | February 9, 2016

IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant used to help Newby Elementary Kindergarten students learn to read, Marion County.

2016 Legislative Update - Call to Action 2/8/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | February 8, 2016

Please email your state senators immediately and ask them to oppose HB 1004 and support HB 1161!

South Africa summer trip features wildlife tours

Posted by: Indiana Retired Teachers Association  | January 31, 2016

The Indiana Retired Teachers Association is partnering with Africa Inscribed and Private Guide Evan Heckman for a 12-day Southern Africa tour this summer.

2016 Legislative Update 1/25/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | January 25, 2016

As this short session of the legislature quickly rolls along, IRTA has closely monitored the progress of three bills.

2016 Legislative Update 1/13/2016

Posted by: Tom Mellish, IRTA Executive Director  | January 13, 2016

Here is the latest on IRTA's legislation of interest from the 2016 Indiana General Assembly session: Call to Action on House Bill 1004

Teacher grant used to celebrate Bicentennial through art

Posted by: IRT Foundation  | January 11, 2016

Tracey Suchy, teacher at West Newton Elementary, MSD Decatur Township, Indianapolis used her IRT Foundation Active Teacher Grant award money to reach the school wide goal to celebrate Indiana’s Bicentennial through art.

Federal withholding amounts changing in 2016

Posted by: Indiana Public Retirement System  | January 4, 2016

Beginning January 1, 2016, federal tax withholding tables are changing. As a result, retired teachers may see a change in the amount of federal taxes withheld from their pension payment.

First 2016 pension payment will be on January 4

Posted by: Indiana Public Retirement System  | December 18, 2015

Indiana's Public Retirement System has announced that Teacher Retirement Fund retirees will receive their first pension payment for 2016 on Monday, January 4.