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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 25 - August 31, 2012

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
Center for American Progress Using No Child Left Behind Waivers to Improve English Language Learner Education Report 8/31/2012
Education Next Vouchers − Darwin= ?? Commentary 8/31/2012
Heartland Institute Daily Top Ten School Reform News Roundup, Aug. 27 to 31 Weekly Digest 8/31/2012
Education Next The D-Word: Good News from New York, But… Commentary 8/30/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Is everything you’ve heard about failing schools wrong? Commentary 8/30/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Cleveland schools are doing great things despite what critics (Stephen Dyer and Diane Ravitch) say Commentary 8/30/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/30/2012
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Michigan Education Digest Weekly digest 8/30/2012
StudentsFirst Empowering Parents with Choice: Parent Trigger Report 8/29/2012
American Enterprise Institute Putting the punch in parent power Commentary 8/29/2012
Brookings Institution Minding the Gap Between Metropolitan Job Openings and Educational Attainment Commentary 8/29/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute A new policy for the PTA finally shows more “P” than “T” Commentary 8/29/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly

Bi-weekly digest

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Response from Anthony Cody: What is the Purpose of K-12 Education? Commentary 8/29/2012
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Meaningful School Reform Needed


Reason Foundation Innovators in Action: Transforming Education in Douglas County, Colorado Commentary 8/29/2012
Reason Foundation Transforming Education at the Local Level: Douglas County Leading the Way


Cato Institute The Impact of Charter Schools on Public and Private School Enrollments Report 8/28/2012
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation K-12 Education: An Opportunity Catalyst


Buckeye Institute Schools Look to Share Services Commentary 8/27/2012
ConnCAN ConnCAN Joins Education Leaders to Advocate for New Teacher Preparation Standards



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