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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 24 - September 30, 2011

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
Illinois Policy Institute Charter High Schools Deliver: When Given the Chance, Chicago Students Can Compete Report 9/30/2011
Center for American Progress Redefining Teacher Pensions Report 9/30/2011
Center for American Progress Buyer Beware Report 9/30/2011
US Department of Education Our Future, Our Teachers: The Obama Administration's Plan for Teacher Education, Reform, and Improvement Report 9/30/2011
Center for American Progress Why States Should Use Education Waivers to Increase Learning Time Column 9/30/2011
Heartland Institute Picking Education Winners and Losers Commentary 9/302011
Heartland Institute Idaho Moves Toward Requiring Two Online High School Classes Commentary 9/30/2011
Mackinac Michigan's "Very Best" Schools Only "Above Average" Commentary 9/29/2011
Heartland Institute "No Child" Proposals Proliferate Commentary 9/29/2011
ConnCAN Connecticut Graduation Rates Report 9/29/2011
Brookings Institution (Hamilton Project) Improving Student Outcomes: Restoring America's Education Potential Report 9/28/2011
Brookings Institution (Hamilton Project) New Assessments for Improved Accountability Report 9/28/2011
Brookings Institution (Hamilton Project) Organizing Schools to Improve Student Achievement: Start Times, Grade Configurations, and Teacher Assignments Report 9/28/2011
Brookings Institution (Hamilton Project) The Power and Pitfalls of Education Incentives Report 9/28/2011
Mackinac Michigan Education Digest, 9/27/11 Various topics 9/27/2011
George W. Bush Institute Global Report Card Report 9/27/2011
Heartland Institute Heartland's Herb Walberg on "Free Markets with Dr. Mike Beitler" Radio interview 9/27/2011
WPRI The Left - Still Confused by School Choice Blog post 9/26/2011

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