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Daily Digest: Merit Pay in the Budget, Too Much Merit Pay Talk?, Cincinnati Charter Schools

Teacher merit pay expected to be in final Ohio budget (Columbus Dispatch)
A new teacher merit-pay system probably will be included in the final state budget. Gov. Kasich: “I want to commend the mayor of Cleveland for saying he thinks merit pay makes sense.”

Fixation on merit pay in Ohio crowds out more vital conversations (Flypaper)
The Fordham Institute says: Ohio needs to consider teacher evaluations as the fundamental foundation to any other teacher policy change, and the media needs to focus on this ingredient far more.

Cincinnati Public Schools to open new charter, online schools (Cincinnati Enquirer)
A district-wide digital school will open in August, a college-prep boarding school run by the SEED Foundation will open in the 2013-2014 school year; and the district is also considering sponsoring other types of specialized schools and charter schools.

Cleveland Schools CEO on Feagler & Friends (Ideastream)
Airs on WVIZ/PBS Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Airs on The Ohio Channel Monday at 1:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday 5:30 a.m.

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