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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 26 - May 2, 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 How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: Eden Grove Academy Commentary 5/2/2014
Education Next Elucidating Blended Learning On Khan Academy Commentary 5/2/2014
Fordham Institute Why Oklahoma should stay the course with the Common Core Commentary 5/2/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/2/2014
TNTP Five Questions On NYC’s New Teacher Contract Weekly digest 5/2/2014
Brookings Institution Brookings Scholar Explains Infamous "Common Core" Math Problem Commentary 5/1/2014
Ed Next Randi Weingarten Talks About Pensions, But Doesn’t Really Want to Have a Conversation About Them Weekly digest 5/1/2014
Education Trust Education Advocates, Prepare for 2015 Commentary/Announcement 5/1/2014
Fordham Institute On Wednesdays, we wear pink Podcast 5/1/2014
Heartland Institute Email Scans in School, Delaying LA Common Core Tests, and More: Thursday's Ed News Commentary 5/1/2014
Heartland Institute FL Choice Bill In Flux, NC Suggests Open Enrollment, and More: Friday's Ed News Commentary 5/1/2014
Illinois Policy Center Chapa LaVia’s war on school choice Commentary 5/1/2014
NCTQ Minnesota student teaching placement bill fails Commentary 5/1/2014
New America Foundation Obama Administration Revisits Efforts to Improve Teacher Preparation Commentary 5/1/2014
Public Impact Project L.I.F.T. Videos Tell Their Opportunity Culture Story Commentary 5/1/2014
StudentsFirst Teachers for Transformation Academny: Now Accepting Applications Announcement 5/1/2014
TNTP Millennials to Teaching Profession: Shape Up Commentary 5/1/2014
Brookings Institute Inequality and NAEP Score Gaps Commentary 4/30/2014
ConnCAN ConnCAN On Connecticut School Funding Inequity Study Commentary 4/30/2014
Ed Next NCAA Goofs On Online Eligibility Commentary 4/30/2014
Heartland Foundation Illinois House Passes Three-Year Ban on Online Charter Schools Commentary 4/30/2014
Heartland Institute Obama’s Lawless Education Policy Commentary 4/30/2014
Heartland Institute Judge Lets Parents Fight for Louisiana Vouchers Commentary 4/30/2014
Heritage Foundation Common Core: Pushback Grows in the Tar Heel State Commentary 4/30/2014
New America Foundation We Can Scale High-Quality Public Pre-K—Can We Scale Effective Legislating? Commentary 4/30/2014
New America Foundation New Report on Students’ Perceptions of American Teachers Commentary 4/30/2014
Pioneer Institute The Dying of the Light: How Common Core Damages Poetry Instruction Report 4/30/2014
Pioneer Institute When Common Core becomes a punch line Commentary 4/30/2014
Reason Foundation Annual Privatization Report 2014: School Choice, Funding Portability, and Trends In Educational Privatization Report 4/30/2014
AEI Louis, we feel your pain Commentary 4/29/2014
AEI PARCC offers three answers to Rick Hess's questions Commentary 4/29/2014
Cato Institute The Common Core Walks into a Bar… Commentary 4/29/2014
Cato Institute Hey GOP: Just Because It’s Choice Doesn’t Make It Right Commentary 4/29/2014
Ed Next The Warning Michigan Schools Should Be Giving Teachers Commentary 4/29/2014
Friedman Foundation Sector Switchers: Why Catholic Schools Convert to Charters and What Happens Next Report 4/29/2014
New America Foundation New Talking Points Memo Column: Just How Weird Has the Common Core Backlash Gotten? Commentary 4/29/2014
New America Foundation Family Engagement Is Much More Than Volunteering at School Commentary 4/29/2014
Reason Foundation O.C. Must Compete on Education Front Commentary 4/29/2014
Third Way Teaching: The Next Generation Report 4/29/2014
Third Way One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others Commentary 4/29/2014
AEI Obama’s lawless ed-reform push Commentary 4/28/2014
ConnCAN U.S. Department Of Education Details Teacher Prep Plans Commentary 4/28/2014
Ed Next Software Vendors Shouldn’t Ignore the Groundwork for Edtech Commentary 4/28/2014
Ed Next Superintendent Duncan Yanks Washington’s Waiver Commentary 4/28/2014
Education Sector Moving Schools from Toxic to Transformative Commentary 4/28/2014
Fordham Institute Common Core: The day after Commentary 4/28/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly Digest 4/28/2014
Heartland Institute KS's First Choice Program, LA Voucher Enrollment Up, and More: Monday's Ed News Commentary 4/28/2014
Heartland Institute Government Spending Reduces Education Innovation Commentary 4/28/2014
Heritage Foundation The Obama Administration Wants to Reward Programs that Produce Good Teachers. Here’s Why That’s a Lousy Idea. Commentary 4/28/2014
Mackinac Center Detroit Charter Student a Potential Ivy Leaguer Commentary 4/28/2014
Pioneer Institute Orchard Gardens against the Machine Commentary 4/28/2014
Reason Foundation Even With California Love, Inglewood Still Up to No Good Commentary 4/28/2014
StudentsFirst Celebrating High-Performing Public Charter Schools Commentary 4/28/2014
TNTP Regulations That Walk the Walk Commentary 4/28/2014
Education Trust ‘My Role as the Teacher’ Announcement 4/25/2014
Education Trust Fast Fact: How Did This School District Achieve High Levels of Success? Announcement 4/25/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: What is Wrong with School Vouchers Commentary 4/25/2014

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