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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 19 - April 25

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 Reforming state education agencies Commentary 4/25/2014
Brookings Institution Do Common Core Standards Really Matter? Podcast 4/25/2014
Fordham Institute Common Core promotes student success Commentary 4/25/2014
Heartland Institute School Choice Lifts Wisconsin Mother and Daughters Commentary 4/25/2014
Lexington Institute Why School Internet Matters Commentary 4/25/2014
New America Foundation Night of the Living Fed(eral Education Law) Commentary 4/25/2014
StudentsFirst The Teacher Unions Beat a Hasty Retreat on Common Core Commentary 4/25/2014
Brookings Institution 3 Technical Choke Points that Could Sink the Common Core Tests Commentary 4/24/2014
Cato Institute A Visual Aid to Prevent Future Core Shock Commentary 4/24/2014
Ed Next Despite Success in New York City, It’s Time for Charters to Guard Their Flanks Commentary 4/24/2014
Education Trust What Teachers Want Out of Their Preparation Commentary 4/24/2014
Fordham Institute The end of test prep Commentary 4/24/2014
Fordham Institute EDUCATION GADFLY WEEKLY Weekly digest 4/24/2014
Heartland Institute Kevin Chavous: Common Core Hullabaloo Distracts from Choice Commentary 4/24/2014
Hoover Institution Has Ed Reform Failed? Commentary 4/24/2014
TNTP North Carolina, Your Teachers Are Worth More Commentary 4/24/2014
Ed Next Shakespeare’s Birthday and the Death of Humanities Commentary 4/23/2014
Education Trust CA’s Reed Settlement Supports Teachers, Students But Dodges Harder ‘LIFO’ Issue Announcement 4/23/2014
Fordham Institute Charter paean disguised as a donors’ guide Commentary 4/23/2014
Fordham Institute What high schools can do for ‘unprepared’ students Commentary 4/23/2014
Friedman Foundation The New Hampshire Education Tax Credit Lawsuit Simplified Commentary 4/23/2014
New America Foundation School Choice and Neighborhood Community in Washington, D.C. Commentary 4/23/2014
Pioneer Institute Common Core’s Validation: A Weak Foundation for a Crooked House Report 4/23/2014
Pioneer Institute STUDY: CLAIMS OF COMMON CORE ADVOCATES NOT VALID Commentary 4/23/2014
Education Trust Ed Trust Issues a Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Michigan's Ban on Racial Preferences Commentary 4/22/2014
Education Trust A Much-Needed Occasion for Educators to Reflect, Collaborate Commentary 4/22/2014
Fordham Institute ‘College and career ready’ sounds great. But what about the kids who are neither? Commentary 4/22/2014
Fordham Institute Why does America produce so few low-income high-achieving students? Commentary 4/22/2014
Fordham Institute The Bay State, British blues, and Barber Commentary 4/22/2014
Friedman Foundation Governor Signs Tax-Credit Scholarships, Makes Kansas 24th School Choice State Commentary 4/22/2014
Heritage Foundation Pence OKs Education Standards for Indiana; Hit as Common Core Remix Commentary 4/22/2014
TNTP By “Common,” We Mean Equity Commentary 4/22/2014
Ed Next Common-Core Critics Can’t Just Say No Commentary 4/21/2014
Fordham Institute The State Education Agency: At the Helm, Not the Oar Report 4/21/2014
Friedman Foundation How Do “Bad Parents” Affect Schools? Commentary 4/21/2014
Heartland Institute IN Votes on New Standards, AZ Rejects Choice Expansion, and More: Monday's Ed News Commentary 4/21/2014
Heartland Institute IN's Common Core Replacement, SC Residents Support Choice, and More: Tuesday's Ed News Commentary 4/21/2014
Illinois Policy Institute Event live stream: The promise of a high-quality education with Sen. Rand Paul Announcement 4/21/2014
Manhattan Institute The Incredibly Stupid War on the Common Core Commentary 4/21/2014
Pioneer Institute Building the Machine – a review Commentary 4/19/2014
Ed Next Threat to School Choice in New Hampshire Continues Commentary 4/18/2014
Heritage Foundation Indiana, Common Core, and a Great Opportunity to Reverse Course Commentary 4/18/2014
Education Trust A Whirlwind Tour of Award-Winning Schools Commentary 4/17/2014
Fordham Institute Eye-opening snapshot of state-level reform activity Commentary 4/17/2014

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