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Think Twice Weekly Report
November 10 - November 16, 2018

The Think Twice Weekly Report is a compilation of education-related articles and reports posted each week by the think tanks monitored as part of the Think Twice think tank review project funded by the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice.

Think Tank Title Type Release Date
CRPE It’s Time to Rebuild the Sensible Center on Education Reform Commentary 11/16/2018
Beacon School Choice Affects Higher Education Chances Commentary 11/15/2018
Center for American Progress Improving All Schools: An Analysis of Denver Public Schools Report 11/15/2018
Center of the American Experiment Charter Schools Hunt for a Home While Buildings Stay Vacant Commentary 11/15/2018
EdNext What Happened to Wisconsin’s Teacher Workforce After Act 10? Not Much Commentary 11/15/2018
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: School Choice Leads To Better Mental Health For Students Commentary 11/15/2018
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Burdensome Regulations Prevent High-quality Schools From Participating In Voucher Programs In Ohio And Milwaukee Commentary 11/15/2018
TNTP Why Buffalo is “All In” for Upending the Opportunity Myth Interview 11/15/2018
Heartland Institute Top-Down Education Policy Should Yield To Free Choice Commentary 11/15/2018
Bellwether How to Engage Stakeholders: Three Considerations for Expanding Schools Commentary 11/14/2018
EdNext Survey Says: Parents Want School Choice Commentary 11/14/2018
ExcelinEd VIDEO: Why should you attend #EIE18? Governor Jeb Bush has the answer. Video 11/14/2018
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 11/14/2018
Fordham Institute Why was this teacher silent for the first three weeks of pre-calculus? Commentary 11/14/2018
Fordham Institute Empowering teachers is necessary but not sufficient Commentary 11/14/2018
Fordham Institute The end of education policy Commentary 11/14/2018
Manhattan Institute The Blue Wave May Wash Education Reform Away Commentary 11/14/2018
New America Advance CTE Supports Access to Apprenticeship across the Country Commentary 11/14/2018
Urban Institute Can we measure student economic disadvantage using geographic data on income and poverty? Commentary 11/14/2018
AEI Career and technical education: More than just a fad? | In 60 Seconds Video 11/13/2018
AEI AEI Events Podcast: What will the 2018 midterm elections mean for education? Podcast 11/13/2018
ALEC Accountability in Education Commentary 11/13/2018
Center for American Progress How to Match Students With Schools They Choose Video 11/13/2018
Center for American Progress Expanding Access to High-Quality Schools Report 11/13/2018
Center for American Progress A Quality Approach to School Funding: Lessons Learned From School Finance Litigation Report 11/13/2018
CRPE The Enrichment Gap: The Educational Inequity That Nobody Talks About Commentary 11/13/2018
Fordham Institute Checking Ohio’s educational vital signs: An analysis of the state’s 2017–18 report cards Report 11/13/2018
New America In the Rush to Improve Early Education, Don't Forget About Teachers Commentary 11/13/2018
New America Lessons from the Bayou State: Three Reforms for Improving Teaching and Caregiving Report 11/13/2018
WILL Milwaukee Choice And Charter Schools Outperform MPS On New State Report Cards Commentary 11/13/2018
Bellwether Straight Talk for City Leaders on Unified Enrollment: A Q&A with Shannon Fitzgerald Commentary 11/12/2018
New America Newly Elected Governors Make Early Education A Priority Commentary 11/12/2018
Urban Institute New Measures of Student Poverty: Replacing Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Status Based on Household Forms with Direct Certification Report 11/12/2018


Currently Under Review

Public Agenda
Our Next Assignment: Where Americans Stand on Public K-12 Education

Campbell Collaboration
Small class sizes for improving student achievement in primary and secondary schools: a systematic review

National Council on Teacher Quality
Making a Difference: Six Places Where Teacher Evaluation Systems are Getting Results

Reason Foundation
Everything You Know About State Education Rankings Is Wrong

Fixing the Currently Biased State K-12 Education Rankings

The New Teacher Project
THE OPPORTUNITY MYTH:
What Students Can Show Us About How School Is Letting Them Down
—and How to Fix It

Recently Reviewed

Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
Money for Nothing: The Relationship Between Various Types of School Funding and Academic Outcomes

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About The Think Twice Think Tank Review Project:

Think Twice is one of the nation's first efforts to serve as a watchdog to review think tank research on public education issues and policies, ensuring that published work meets the quality and standards of university scholarship. The goal of the Think Twice project is to provide the public, policy makers and the press with timely academically sound reviews of selected think tank publications.

The Think Twice project is funded by the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice. The reviews that are a part of this project are expert third party reviews produced by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC).

About The Great Lakes Center for Education Research & Practice:

The Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by education stakeholders across the country. The mission of the Great Lakes Center is to improve public education for all students in the Great Lakes region through the support and dissemination of high quality, academically sound research on education policy and practices. Visit the Great Lakes Center website at: http://www.greatlakescenter.org.

2018 Weekly Reports

October 2018
November 2018 December 2018
October 20 - October 26 November 10 - November 16, 2018  
October 13 - October 19 November 3 - November 9, 2018  
October 6 - October 12 October 27 - November 2, 2018  
September 29 - October 5    
     

July 2018
August 2018 September 2018
July 21 - July 27, 2018 August 25 - August 31, 2018 September 22 - September 28, 2018
July 14 - July 20, 2018 August 18 - August 24, 2018 September 15 - September 21, 2018
July 7 - July 13, 2018 August 11 - August 17, 2018 September 8 - September 14, 2018
June 30 - July 6, 2018 August 4 - August 10, 2018 September 1 - September 7, 2018
  July 28 - August 3, 2018  

April 2018
May 2018 June 2018
April 21 - April 27, 2018 May 19 - May 25, 2018 June 23 - June 29, 2018
April 14 - April 20, 2018 May 12 - May 18, 2018 June 9 - June 22, 2018
April 7 - April 13, 2018 May 5 - May 11, 2018 June 2 - June 8, 2018
March 31 - April 6, 2018 April 28 - May 4, 2018 May 26 - June 1, 2018

January 2018
February 2018 March 2018
January 20 - January 26, 2018 February 17 - February 23, 2018 March 24 - March 30, 2018
January 13 - January 19, 2018 February 10 - Febryary 16, 2018 March 10 - March 23, 2018
January 6 - January 12, 2018 February 3 - February 9, 2018 March 3 - March 9, 2018
December 23, 2017 - January 5, 2018 January 27 - February 2, 2018 February 24- March 2, 2018

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