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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 1 - September 7, 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
American Enterprise Institute Are you smarter than a 10th grader? Take the test Commentary 9/7/2012
Education Next Maintenance of Inefficiency Commentary 9/7/2012
Education Sector Don’t Let the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good Commentary 9/7/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute The Xerox effect: Why replication in education falls short Commentary 9/7/2012
Heartland Institute Daily Top Ten School Reform News Roundup, Sept. 3 to 7 Weekly digest 9/7/2012
Cato Institute Public School Spending. There’s a Chart for That! Commentary 9/6/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/6/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Is grit enough? Commentary 9/6/2012
George W. Bush Presidential Center The Top 5 Ways the Bush Institute is Impacting Education Commentary 9/6/2012
Hudson Institute Improving Latin America's Schools Commentary 9/6/2012
Manhattan Institute Transforming Tenure: Using Value-Added Modeling to Identify Ineffective Teachers Report 9/5/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Boosting the Quality and Efficiency of Special Education Report 9/5/2012
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Applying Systems Thinking to Improve Special Education in Ohio


New America Foundation Cracking the Credit Hour Report 9/5/2012
Cato Institute Is It Good to Have More Kids in the Inefficient and Less-Effective Government School System?


ConnCAN Bridgeport Voters Choose Reform Commentary 9/5/2012
Heritage Foundation No Child Left Behind Waivers: Bogus Relief, Genuine Overreach


Brookings Institution Big Data for Education: Data Mining, Data Analytics, and Web Dashboards Report 9/4/2012
American Enterprise Institute President Obama and Education Reform: The Personal and the Political

Press release

Cato Institute Democrats’ Problem: Teachers and Their Unions Just Like the Rest of Us Commentary 9/4/2012
Center for American Progress With America’s Kids Heading Back to the Classroom, Are Schools up to the Challenge?


Illinois Policy Institute Chicago Teachers Union is all worked up with nowhere to go Commentary 9/4/2012
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Michigan Education Digest

Weekly digest


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