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Think Twice Weekly Report
January 18, 2014 - January 24, 2014

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
AEI Senators Lamar Alexander and Tim Scott unveil ambitious proposals to expand school choice Announcement 1/28/2014
ALEC National School Choice Week—Empower Parents, Improve Student Learning Commentary 1/24/2014
ConnCAN New Haven Could Soon Be Home To The Nation’s Most Innovative Schools Commentary 1/24/2014
Ed Next Libraries and Diplomas — and the Players in Between Commentary 1/24/2014
Heartland Institute Public School Not Most Parents' First Choice, Data Worries, and More: Friday's Ed News Roundup Announcement 1/24/2014
New America Foundation Offering David Brooks a Crash Course in Education Policy Commentary 1/24/2014
Ed Next Half of New York City’s Teachers Won’t Qualify for a Retirement Benefit Commentary 1/23/2014
Ed Next Test More, Not Less Commentary 1/23/2014
Ed Next Exceptional Schools, Exceptional Educators Video 1/23/2014
Fordham Institute Knowledge at the Core Commentary 1/23/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 1/23/2014
Heritage Foundation Happy 10th Anniversary, D.C. School Choice! Commentary 1/23/2014
TNTP On the Path to School Leadership Commentary 1/23/2014
AEI What ever happened to "state-led"? Commentary 1/22/2014
Cato Institute Can Litigation Save American Education? Commentary 1/22/2014
Fordham Institute Will Obama mention Common Core in the State of the Union? Commentary 1/22/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Bi-weekly digest 1/22/2014
George W. Bush Institute The dirty little secret is that accountability can help suburban schools, too Commentary 1/22/2014
Heartland Institute Early Results Indicate $4.6 Billion in School Turnarounds a Waste Commentary 1/22/2014
New America Foundation Can Voucher Programs Be Publicly Accountable…And Still Be Voucher Programs? Commentary 1/22/2014
Show-Me Institute In Education, Money Itself Is Not The Answer Commentary 1/22/2014
StudentsFirst Skeptically Hopeful: ESEA Waivers and Educator Evaluations Commentary 1/22/2014
Center for American Progress Interactive Map: Do Teachers Really Lack Autonomy and Freedom? Commentary 1/21/2014
Center for American Progress In the Quest to Improve Schools, Have Teachers Been Stripped of Their Autonomy? Commentary 1/21/2014
Center for American Progress Teachers Stay in the Profession During Obama-Era Policies Commentary 1/21/2014
Ed Next Am I Being Consistent on Testing Requirements? Commentary 1/21/2014
Fordham Institute The Student and the Stopwatch: How much time is spent on testing in American schools? Announcement 1/21/2014
Heartland Institute Facing Subsidized Competition, Private Schools Struggle Commentary 1/21/2014
New America Foundation Subprime Learning; Early Education in America since the Great Recession Report 1/21/2014
StudentsFirst Empowering Parents with DATA: School Report Cards Report 1/21/2014
StudentsFirst More States Giving Parents the Information They Need Commentary 1/21/2014
TNTP New Teacher Paths in HISD Commentary 1/21/2014
Ed Next Testing Requirements Hurt Choice Commentary 1/20/2014
Friedman Foundation The “Fruits” and the Future of Centralization in Public Schools Commentary 1/20/2014
Hoover Institution How stealing a better education for your kids can land you in jail Commentary 1/20/2014
Center on Education Policy Failure IS an Option Commentary 1/16/2014
Brookings Institution Top 5 and Bottom 5 School Districts for Choice and Competition Commentary 1/15/2014
Hoover Institution Bill Evers and Michael Petrilli on Engage Video 1/15/2014
Fordham Institute Systemic reform in Kansas City Commentary 1/14/2014

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