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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 14 - October 20, 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
Bellwether The Teacher Diversity Funnel Starts in K-12 Schools Commentary 10/20/2017
Brookings Institution Beyond a number: How qualitative accountability can make a difference to schools Commentary 10/20/2017
Ed Next Straight Up Conversation: 2017 National History Teacher of the Year Sara Ziemnik Commentary 10/20/2017
Education Trust The Dream Act: Lifting Limitations on Students’ Unlimited Potential Commentary 10/19/2017
New America Foundation New Reports Outline Early Learning Policies for Dual Language Learners Commentary 10/19/2017
AEI 5 school-improvement tips for civic and community leaders Commentary 10/18/2017
Brookings Institution Student test engagement and its impact on achievement gap estimates Commentary 10/18/2017
CRPE A Flexible “Third Way” Option: Partnership Schools on the Rise Commentary 10/18/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/18/2017
New America Foundation A Step in the Right Direction: Career Exploration in Middle School Commentary 10/18/2017
New America Foundation How to Show Appreciation This Principals Month? Empower Them to Lead Our Youngest Learners Commentary 10/18/2017
Heartland Institute ESAs Present Lawmakers With A Golden Opportunity To Help New Hampshire Kids Commentary 10/18/2017
Brookings Institution How do we teach 21st century skills in classrooms? Commentary 10/17/2017
CRPE Communities Need Districts and Charters to Collaborate More and Compete Less Commentary 10/17/2017
Ed Next Changing Support for Charter Schools Among Republicans Commentary 10/17/2017
Fordham Institute A flexible "third way" option: Partnership schools on the rise Commentary 10/17/2017
New America Foundation Rethinking the Word Gap Commentary 10/17/2017
ALEC School Choice for Every Buckeye Student Commentary 10/16/2017
Ed Choice New 2017 Survey Finds Military and Veteran Families Want More from America’s K–12 Education System Commentary 10/16/2017
Empire Center School staff salaries rise $555M as controversial teacher gets $363G in pay Commentary 10/16/2017
Fordham Institute Has the U.S. been “sleepwalking through history” or not? Commentary 10/16/2017
Fordham Institute Why aren't young scientists cool? Commentary 10/16/2017
Center of the American Experiment Center’s Exposé Dominates Debate Over Edina Schools Commentary 10/15/2017
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 12/13/1901

 

Currently Under Review

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

EdChoice
Why Indiana Parents Choose

The Education Trust
Tackling Gaps in Access to Strong Teachers

Fordham Institute
Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools

CREDO
Lights Off: Practice and Impact of Closing Low-Performing Schools 2017

Recently Reviewed

Department of Education Reform University of Arkansas
Charter School Funding: Inequity in New York City

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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 14 - October 20, 2017    
October 7 - October 13, 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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