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Think Twice Weekly Report
February 15 - February 21, 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 Common Core: Teachers unions think again Commentary 2/21/2014
Heartland Institute High-Achieving Charter Chain to Start Private Schools Commentary 2/21/2014
Heritage Foundation Lawmaker Budgets for Tin Foil Hats to Mock Critics of Common Core Commentary 2/21/2014
New America Foundation Education: A Family Affair Commentary 2/21/2014
Public Impact Watch: How to Get Great Teaching to More Students Video 2/21/2014
Cato Institute Washington Pushed Common Core on Us, and All We Got Was This Lousy Burrito Wrapper Commentary 2/20/2014
Ed Next The Pre-K Problem: A Great Investment or Passing the Buck? Commentary 2/20/2014
Fordham Institute Expanding Access to Great Teachers Video 2/20/2014
Fordham Institute To save the Common Core, don't fear the moratorium Commentary 2/20/2014
Fordham Institute Disciplining the undisciplined Commentary 2/20/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly Digest 2/20/2014
Heartland Institute Study: Involving Parents in Education Helps Poor Preschoolers Commentary 2/20/2014
TNTP The Ripple Effect Commentary 2/20/2014
Brookings Institution What Do We Know About Professional Development? Commentary 2/19/2014
Ed Next Julie Young: Disruptive Innovator For Students Commentary 2/19/2014
Ed Next How Do We Regulate School Choice Markets? Commentary 2/19/2014
Ed Next What Do We Know About Professional Development? Commentary 2/19/2014
Education Sector Career and Technical Education Month: Developing and Supporting Great Commentary 2/19/2014
Heartland Institute Raucus FL Common Core Meeting, Spending Lawsuits, and More: Wednesday's Ed Roundup Commentary 2/19/2014
Heritage Foundation Head Start: Preschool Proponents Should Admit to Shortcomings Commentary 2/19/2014
Heritage Foundation Common Core's Surprise Critic: Nation's Largest Teachers Union Calls Implementation 'Completely Botched' Commentary 2/19/2014
New America Foundation Report Finds Massive Misalignments in Early Education Data Commentary 2/19/2014
Education Trust No Matter the Outcome, Vergara Trial Is a Win for California Students Commentary 2/18/2014
Fordham Institute Smarter Balanced assessments: A big moment for our schools Commentary 2/18/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly Digest 2/18/2014
Friedman Foundation How Would Milton Friedman Attack Income Inequality? Commentary 2/18/2014
Heartland Institute Will Kansas and Alaska’s Tests be Much Different from Common Core’s? Commentary 2/18/2014
TNTP You’re Going to Need a Smaller Rubric Commentary 2/18/2014
Heartland Institute Andy Smarick: School Choice for Rural Families Podcast 2/17/2014
Hoover Institution Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left Commentary 2/16/2014
Heartland Institute How to Prompt New Schools With Choice Programs Commentary 2/15/2014
Fordham Institute The Common Core sanity check of the day: Estimation is not a fuzzy math skill Commentary 2/14/2014
Fordham Institute SIG: The disaster continues Commentary 2/14/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: All Kids with Special Needs Are Thriving in Public Schools Commentary 2/14/2014
George W. Bush Institute Financial Accountability – A Game Changer Commentary 2/14/2014
Fordham Institute Expanding Access to Great Teachers Announcement 2/10/2014

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