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Think Twice Weekly Report
February 1 - February 7, 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
Cato Institute President Obama and the Case of the Missing Research Commentary 2/7/2014
Education Trust Fast Fact: Make Sure Kids With Less Don’t Get Less in School, Too Commentary 2/7/2014
Heartland Institute FL Voucher Expansion, Defending For-Profits, and More: Friday's Ed News Roundup Commentary 2/7/2014
Cato Institute The School Computer Mania Commentary 2/6/2014
Ed Next Are New York’s New Diploma Options the Future of the Common Core? Commentary 2/6/2014
Education Sector A Stopwatch Shows the President’s Priorities Commentary 2/6/2014
Education Trust US Flying High in the Olympics, But Struggling With Academics Commentary 2/6/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 2/6/2014
Manhattan Institute Should Charter Schools Pay Rent?: Implications for Staffing and Growth Report 2/6/2014
New America Foundation New Research: Early Education’s Influence on the Achievement Gap Commentary 2/6/2014
Reason Foundation Colorado Teachers, Parents, and Students Deserve Teacher Hiring Practices Based on Mutual Consent Commentary 2/6/2014
TNTP Better Wages and Better Schools Commentary 2/6/2014
Ed Next Successful ‘Edupreneurs’ Reignite For-Profit Debate Commentary 2/5/2014
Fordham Institute School choice and accountability: Finding the right balance Commentary 2/5/2014
Fordham Institute The Student and the Stopwatch Video 2/5/2014
George W. Bush Institute Why keeping standards high will help The New America Commentary 2/5/2014
Heartland Institute What Motivates Choice Schools, AZ Pioneers Choice 2.0, and More: Wednesday's Ed News Roundup Commentary 2/5/2014
Lexington Institute Broadband For Schools Is Expensive, And Worth It Video 2/5/2014
New America Foundation Connectivity in the Classroom: What’s the Word on E-rate and ConnectED? Commentary 2/5/2014
New America Foundation Pre-K, Charter Schools, and Hostage-Taking in New York Commentary 2/5/2014
Public Impact Creating a Statewide Turnaround District: Early Lessons from 5 States Commentary 2/5/2014
Brookings Institution Better Schools Won’t Be Built in a Day, But They Can Be Built Commentary 2/4/2014
Cato Institute Government Pre-K Advocates, Please Mingle Reason with your Passion Commentary 2/4/2014
Education Sector Don’t Stress about the Class Sizes. Focus on the Teachers Commentary 2/4/2014
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States January 2014 Commentary 2/4/2014
George W. Bush Institute Why the Global Report Card is Useful Commentary 2/4/2014
Heartland Institute When Her Son's School Didn't Work, She Started a New One Video 2/4/2014
Heritage Foundation Mr. President, Why Do You Oppose School Choice? Commentary 2/4/2014
Heritage Foundation Common Core Supporter: 'The Children Belong to All of Us' Commentary 2/4/2014
New America Foundation Former Obama Administration Officials Reflect on Subprime Learning Commentary 2/4/2014
New America Foundation A Shifting Landscape for State Teacher Evaluation Policy Commentary 2/4/2014
Show-Me Institute Mirror Mirror, Who Is The Highest Paid Of Them All? Commentary 2/4/2014
StudentsFirst More States Taking Over Struggling Schools Commentary 2/4/2014
TNTP The Best Teachers Money Might Not Buy Commentary 2/4/2014
EdNext How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: Youngtown Christian School Commentary 2/3/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 2/3/2014
Heartland Institute New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Ending Repercussions for Families that Refuse Tests Commentary 2/3/2014
Mackinac Center Free Press: School Funding Up Under Gov. Snyder Commentary 2/3/2014
Lexington Institute Illinois Schools Need Stronger Emphasis on U.S. History Commentary 2/2/2014
Heritage Foundation Supporters Say ESAs Bring School Choice Home Commentary 2/1/2014
Show-Me Institute School Choice Week Update Video 2/1/2014
Cato Institute Full Facts Needed on the Common Core Commentary 1/31/2014
ConnCAN New Report Finds Connecticut Has One Of The Worst 4th Grade Reading Achievement Gaps In U.S. Commentary 1/31/2014
Fordham Institute Charter lessons for school choice, including accountability via authorizers Commentary 1/31/2014
Friedman Foundation Properly Counting Indiana Voucher Students, Step by Step Commentary 1/31/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: School Choice Funds Creationist Agenda Commentary 1/31/2014
New America Foundation How De Blasio Could Strongarm Gov. Cuomo Into Backing Universal Pre-K Commentary 1/31/2014
StudentsFirst School Choice Week Commentary 1/31/2014
AEI Blended learning in DC Public Schools: How one district is reinventing its classrooms Commentary 1/30/2014
Center on Education Policy High schools: Grow up! Commentary 1/30/2014
Education Sector The Long War on Poverty Will Be Won With Vision and Grit Commentary 1/30/2014
Education Trust Echoes From the Gap Commentary 1/30/2014
George W. Bush Institute Movin’ on up the Economic Ladder Commentary 1/30/2014
New America Foundation Federal Education Budget Update Report 1/30/2014
New America Foundation Early Childhood Education: Lots of Talk, but Not Much Action (Yet) Commentary 1/30/2014
AEI Advice to Republicans on school choice Commentary 1/29/2014
Bellwether Education Partners A New Frontier: Utilizing Charter Schooling to Strengthen Rural Education Report 1/29/2014

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