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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 1 - March 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
Ed Next Education’s Endless, Erroneous Either-Ors Commentary 3/7/2014
Education Sector Leveraging CTE to Improve College and Career Readiness for All Commentary 3/7/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Parents Should Be Seen, Not Heard Commentary 3/7/2014
Heartland Institute FL Choice Expansion, Teacher Pension Gaming, and More: Friday's Ed News Commentary 3/7/2014
Heritage Foundation Parents in Charge: Fight for School Choice Takes Stage at CPAC Commentary 3/7/2014
New America Foundation College Admissions Exams Connecting to the Work of High School…Why Now? Commentary 3/7/2014
Brookings Institution In Defense of the Common Core Standards Report 3/6/2014
Ed Next Why Do State and Local School Agencies Underinvest in Evidence? Commentary 3/6/2014
Ed Next Brother, Can You Spare a Scholarship? Commentary 3/6/2014
Education Trust Bring Breakfast to the Classroom Commentary 3/6/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 3/6/2014
George W. Bush Institute Martha Dominguez Understands the New America and the Need for Academic Rigor -- Will the Rest of Us? Commentary 3/6/2014
New America Foundation What Does Obama's Budget Say About Education? Commentary 3/6/2014
Pioneer Institute Video: Setting the Record Straight on Common Core Part 2 Video 3/6/2014
Students First Making the Grades: What State Policy Report Cards Reveal about Education Reform Commentary 3/6/2014
TNTP Paperwork Does Not a Teacher Make Commentary 3/6/2014
Cato Institute Common Core End Game Commentary 3/5/2014
Cato Institute Whose Brother’s Keeper? Obama Administration Denies School Choice Commentary 3/5/2014
Ed Next The Curriculum Wars Live On: Two Contemporary Flash Points Commentary 3/5/2014
Education Trust Racing Toward Equity Commentary 3/5/2014
Heartland Institute Education and Poverty Commentary 3/5/2014
Heartland Institute Charter School Enrollment Climbs 13 Percent Commentary 3/5/2014
Hoover Institution The Global Achievement Gap Commentary 3/5/2014
New America Foundation New Talking Points Memo Column: Why Doesn’t English Language Learning Have the Same Cachet as Pre-K? Commentary 3/5/2014
Cato Institute Why Would School Staff Force a Student to Freeze? Commentary 3/4/2014
Center on Education Policy Behind in Assessment and Losing the Shame Game Commentary 3/4/2014
Ed Next How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: Saint Martin de Porres Commentary 3/4/2014
Education Trust Right to Play Commentary 3/4/2014
Fordham Institute The Match Between Teaching and the Test Commentary 3/4/2014
Fordham Institute The Obama administration’s 2015 K–12 budget request Commentary 3/4/2014
Hoover Institution What Lies Ahead for America’s Children and Their Schools Examines Prospects for Education Reform in the United States Announcement 3/4/2014
New America Foundation Key Questions: Education Policy in the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Report 3/4/2014
New America Foundation New Daily Beast Column on Public Charter Schools and New York Politics Commentary 3/4/2014
New America Foundation Budget Breakdown: The White House’s 2015 Budget Request Commentary 3/4/2014
Students First How Does Our State Policy Report Card Measure Up? Commentary 3/4/2014
TNTP A Leadership Challenge in Newark Commentary 3/4/2014
Ed Next Educating for Infancy Commentary 3/3/2014
Ed Next Can Pre-K Blaze the Way to Disruption? Commentary 3/3/2014
Education Trust The Lessons Students Learn From Suspension Commentary 3/3/2014
Fordham Institute A school choice proposal with legs…in New York State? Commentary 3/3/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Bi-weekly digest 3/3/2014
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States February 2014 Commentary 3/3/2014
Heartland Institute Video: Researchers Respond to Obama on Vouchers Video 3/3/2014
Heartland Institute AZ ESAs Move, Thousands Opt Out of IL Tests, and More: Monday's Ed News Commentary 3/3/2014
StudentsFirst A Teacher's Story: What's at Issue in Vergara v. California Video 3/3/2014
Heritage Foundation Latest Common Core Strategy: Switch the Name, So People Don't Realize What It Is Commentary 3/1/2014
Fordham Institute Do standards matter? A teacher’s perspective on the promise and potential of the Common Core Commentary 2/28/2014
Heritage Foundation My School Choice Journey Commentary 2/28/2014
Manhattan Institute No Co-location For You Commentary 2/28/2014
Fordham Institute The false tradeoffs of test scores, creativity, and happiness Commentary 2/27/2014
Pioneer Institute Matching Students to Excellent Teachers: How a Massachusetts Charter School Innovates with Teacher Preparation Report 2/27/2014

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