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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 12 - April 18

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
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Give Even More to Pay for School Choice Commentary 4/18/2014
Heartland Institute Louisiana Lawmakers Consider Student Privacy Bill Commentary 4/18/2014
Heritage Foundation Threat to School Choice in New Hampshire Continues Commentary 4/18/2014
New America Foundation Head Start CARES: Taking Social and Emotional Interventions to Scale Commentary 4/18/2014
Pioneer Institute Common Core Razes Charter School Standards Commentary 4/18/2014
Center for American Progress Common Core State Standards Assessments: Challenges and Opportunities Report 4/17/2014
ConnCAN Testimony: Achievement Gap Plan Is 'Promising.' Commentary 4/17/2014
Ed Next Will Youth CareerConnect Disrupt or Sustain? Commentary 4/17/2014
Ed Next The Paradoxical Logic of Ed Reform Politics (Part 2) Commentary 4/17/2014
Ed Next No Progress Report Commentary 4/17/2014
Education Trust What Do the SAT Test Specifications Tell Us? Commentary 4/17/2014
Education Trust A Whirlwind Tour of Award-Winning Schools Commentary 4/17/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/17/2014
Heartland Institute SC Leaders Play Ping Pong with Common Core Tests Commentary 4/17/2014
Heartland Institute Indiana's New Standards, New SAT Questions, and More: Thursday's' Ed News Commentary 4/17/2014
Manhattan Institute The Real Common Core Story Commentary 4/17/2014
New America Foundation Confessions of a Teacher Hater Commentary 4/17/2014
StudentsFirst Elizabeth Warren, Howard Dean, and the Progressive Case for Education Reform Commentary 4/17/2014
TNTP The Springtime Teacher Shuffle Commentary 4/17/2014
Ed Next Evidence In Education: A Look to the Future Commentary 4/16/2014
Fordham Institute Indiana’s Potemkin Standards? Commentary 4/16/2014
Heartland Institute GOP Chairwoman Explains No Confidence Vote in Lawmakers Due to Common Core Commentary 4/16/2014
Heritage Foundation Pushback Continues: States Grow Increasingly Wary of Common Core Commentary 4/16/2014
Heritage Foundation A Monstrous Injustice Commentary 4/16/2014
New America Foundation New York Kicks Off a New ELLs Conversation Commentary 4/16/2014
Pioneer Institute COMMON CORE, THE FORDHAM INSTITUTE, AND THE D.C. EDU-BLOB Commentary 4/16/2014
Education Sector CAP/AIR Event Pushes for More Comprehensive Policies to Improve Equity in Education Commentary 4/15/2014
Fordham Institute The testing pendulum Commentary 4/15/2014
Friedman Foundation Public Schools Should Rise Above [Which] Mark? Commentary 4/15/2014
Heritage Foundation Testing the Tests: Common Core Implementation Continues to Prove Problematic Commentary 4/15/2014
Reason Foundation School Salary Transparency Can Help Disadvantaged Students Commentary 4/15/2014
Show-Me Institute Unappointed Charter School Commission Undermines Intent Of Law Commentary 4/15/2014
Ed Next Jeb Bush, the Common Core, and 2016 Commentary 4/14/2014
Ed Next The Paradoxical Logic of Ed Reform Politics Commentary 4/14/2014
Ed Next Is TFA to Blame for the Rise in Teacher Attrition? Commentary 4/14/2014
Education Trust #AccessMeans Opportunity for All Students Commentary 4/14/2014
Fordham Institute The Broad Prize and the courage to change Commentary 4/14/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 4/14/2014
Heritage Foundation Over DOJ Objections, Parents Allowed to Intervene in Louisiana School Choice Case Commentary 4/14/2014
StudentsFirst Teachers for Transformation Academy Launches Announcement 4/14/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Why Do Parents Send Their Kids to Private Schools Commentary 4/11/2014
Friedman Foundation Florida House Expands School Choice, Proposes New Program Commentary 4/11/2014

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