COLA Availability for Public School Teachers in America
Data in this map is for teachers and K-12 public school employees. Automatic = All plans/classes in the state are all automatic COLAs (though there might be varying COLA rules by hire date). |
Ad Hoc = All plans/classes only get COLAs on an ad hoc basis. |
Mixed = There is variation in the rules for how COLAs are granted among various classes of benefits in the state (for example, Ohio teachers have a suspended COLA, but public school employee retirees do not). |
None = All plans/classes in the state do not have access to a COLA.
Suspended = All plans/classes have a COLA policy, but it is currently suspended.