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Think Twice Weekly Report
December 9 - December 15, 2017

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
Ed Choice Behind the Scenes with EdChoice’s Research Team Podcast 12/15/2017
Ed Next Plain Talk and School Reform Commentary 12/15/2017
Manhattan Institute When School-Discipline 'Reform' Makes Schools Less Safe Commentary 12/15/2017
Heartland Institute ESAs Could Improve Connecticut Student Outcomes, Save Millions, Study Finds Commentary 12/15/2017
AEI New Rules, Same Standards: An Analysis of New Jersey’s Tenure Reforms Report 12/14/2017
Center of the American Experiment “Legacy Minnesota” Program Prepares High Schoolers for Careers in Energy Industry Commentary 12/14/2017
CRPE When Schools Come in Different Flavors, It Doesn’t Mean Families Have Options Commentary 12/14/2017
CRPE Opening the Schoolhouse Door: Helping Charter Schools Access Space in District-Owned Facilities Report 12/14/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: New Report Shows The Positive Fiscal Effects Of An Education Savings Account Program In Connecticut Commentary 12/14/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: National Survey Shows Parents Want School Choice Commentary 12/14/2017
AEI Some advice for champions of social and emotional learning Commentary 12/13/2017
AEI The year of school choice is ending with a whimper Commentary 12/13/2017
AEI Lessons learned in school reform Commentary 12/13/2017
Center of the American Experiment Learning and Doing Math Vocationally Commentary 12/13/2017
Ed Next Some Advice for Champions of Social and Emotional Learning Commentary 12/13/2017
Fordham Institute Can parents prod schools to get better? Commentary 12/13/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 12/13/2017
George W. Bush Institute The Next Big Thing in School Accountability: Better Supports for Students and Teachers Commentary 12/13/2017
Heartland Institute Let's Put An End To The Left's Myths About The Liberal Arts Commentary 12/13/2017
Heartland Institute World Leaders Gather In Bonn To Celebrate Missing Climate Targets Commentary 12/13/2017
Mackinac Center School Choice Breaks Down Racial Barriers Commentary 12/13/2017
Manhattan Institute Do Black Students Need White Peers? Commentary 12/13/2017
Heartland Institute Rhode Island Judge Orders Temporary Ban On Teachers Union ‘Sickouts’ Commentary 12/13/2017
Heartland Institute Florida ESA Program Runs Out Of Funding Because Of Huge Demand Commentary 12/13/2017
WILL WILL Press Release | Final Chapter Of Obama DOJ Investigation Into School Choice Commentary 12/13/2017
Badger Institute Wisconsin school officials want federal role in local education reduced Commentary 12/12/2017
Bellwether Primetime for Coaching: Improving Instructional Coaching in Early Childhood Education Report 12/12/2017
Brookings Institute Complementary strategies for teaching collaboration and critical thinking skills Commentary 12/12/2017
Ed Choice Summarizing 2017’s National K–12 Education and School Choice Surveys Commentary 12/12/2017
New America Foundation Out Today- Transforming the Early Education Workforce: A Multimedia Guidebook Multimedia guidebook 12/12/2017
Pioneer Institute Mediocrity 2.0: Massachusetts Rebrands Common Core ELA and Math Report 12/12/2017
Brookings Institute It is time for a 'Rooney rule' for teachers Commentary 12/11/2017
Center on Education Policy Planning for Progress: States Reflect on Year One Implementation of ESSA Report 12/11/2017
Fordham Institute First-person perspective: Personalized learning is real—and it works Commentary 12/11/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 12/11/2017
Heartland Institute Charter Schools Are Keeping Families In Kansas City Commentary 12/11/2017
New America Foundation Making State Report Cards Work for English Learners Commentary 12/11/2017
Fordham Institute Utilizing YouTube for immersive VR science learning Commentary 12/12/2007

 

Currently Under Review

Brookings
Balancing Act: Schools, Neighborhoods and Racial Imbalance

New America
When Degree Programs for Pre-K Teachers Go Online

Foundation for Excellence in Education
Student-Centered State Funding: A How-to Guide for State Policymakers


Recently Reviewed

National Bureau of Economic Research
School District Reform In Newark: Within- And Between-School Changes In Achievement Growth

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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.

2017 Weekly Reports

October 2017
November 2017 December 2017
October 21 - October 27, 2017 November 11 - November 17, 2017 December 9 - December 15, 2017
October 14 - October 20, 2017 November 3 - November 10, 2017 December 2 - December 8, 2017
October 7 - October 13, 2017 October 28 - November 2, 2017 November 18 - December 1, 2017
September 30 - October 6, 2017    
     

July 2017
August 2017 September 2017
July 15 - July 21, 2017 August 19 - August 25, 2017 September 23 - September 29, 2017
July 8 - July 14, 2017 August 12 - August 18, 2017 September 16 - September 22, 2017
July 1 - July 7, 2017 August 5 - August 11, 2017 September 9 - September 15, 2017
  July 22 - August 4, 2017 September 2 - September 8, 2017
    August 26 - September 1, 2017

April 2017
May 2017 June 2017
April 22 - April 28, 2017 May 20 - May 26, 2017 June 24 - June 30, 2017
April 15 - April 21, 2017 May 13 - May 19, 2017 June 17 - June 23, 2017
April 8 - April 14, 2017 May 6 - May 12, 2017 June 10 - June 16, 2017
March 25 - April 7, 2017 April 29 - May 5, 2017 June 3 - June 9, 2017
    May 27 - June 2, 2017

January 2017
February 2017 March 2017
January 20 - January 27, 2017 February 18 - February 24, 2017 March 18 - March 24, 2017
January 14 - January 19, 2017 February 11 - February 17, 2017 March 11 - March 17, 2017
January 7 - January 13, 2017 February 4 - February 10, 2017 March 4 - March 10, 2017
December 31, 2016 - January 6, 2017 January 28 - February 3, 2017 February 25 - March 3, 2017

2016 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index
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2013 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index
2012 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index
2011 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index
2010 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index
2009 Think Twice Weekly Reports Index

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