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Think Twice Weekly Report
May 17 - May 23, 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 a State Could Achieve Major Gains in Learning, Pay, Economy Commentary 5/23/2014
Heartland Institute Parent Trigger Momentum Slows, OK Common Core, and More: Friday's ed news Commentary 5/23/2014
NCTQ Teacher Quality Roadmap: Improving Policies and Practices in Pittsburgh Public Schools Report 5/23/2014
New America Foundation Senate Committee Vote Clears Path for 2015 Budget Commentary 5/23/2014
Pioneer Institute Cogs in the Machine: Big Data, Common Core, and National Testing Report 5/23/2014
Brookings Institute Teacher Dismissals Under New Evaluation Systems Commentary 5/22/2014
CRPE Buried Treasure: An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair Commentary 5/22/2014
Ed Next Early Retirement Trade-Offs Commentary 5/22/2014
Fordham Institute Strong assessment tests are key to strong schools Commentary 5/22/2014
Fordham Institute Why do students read under their grade level? Commentary 5/22/2014
Friedman Foundation Does School Choice Rob from the Poor to Give to the Rich? Commentary 5/22/2014
New America Foundation New Research: Montessori Pre-K Works for Latino Students Commentary 5/22/2014
Public Impact Courage Gap? Action Gap? Not at These Schools Commentary 5/22/2014
TNTP 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Ed Commentary 5/22/2014
Brookings Institute How Big is the School Broadband Gap? Commentary 5/21/2014
Ed Next Stop The False Generalizations About Personalized Learning Commentary 5/21/2014
Education Trust 3 Emerging Issues in State Legislation Commentary 5/21/2014
Fordham Institute EDUCATION GADFLY WEEKLY Weekly digest 5/21/2014
Heritage Foundation Eat Your Veggies (or Throw Them Away): The Disastrous School Nutrition Standards Commentary 5/21/2014
Hoover Institution America’s College Kids Are a Bunch of Mollycoddled Babies Commentary 5/21/2014
Education Trust In Their Words: High School Grads Tell Us What Works Commentary 5/20/2014
Fordham Institute The ‘public’ in the urban public education system of the future Commentary 5/20/2014
Heartland Institute Judge Lets 2,400 North Carolina Kids Attend Choice Schools Commentary 5/20/2014
New America Foundation The Case for Giving Money to Poor Parents Commentary 5/20/2014
Reason Foundation NYC Mayor's Plan to Shut Down High-Performing Charters is Turned Against Him Commentary 5/20/2014
School Choice Wisconsin Demand for School Choice Surges Ahead Commentary 5/20/2014
Center for American Progress The Common Core Is an Opportunity for Education Equity Commentary 5/19/2014
Center for American Progress Infographic: How Expanded Learning Time Boosts Student Achievement and Closes Opportunity Gaps Commentary 5/19/2014
Center for American Progress All Hands on Deck: How Expanded Learning Time and Community Partners Can Benefit Students Commentary 5/19/2014
Education Trust The Wrong Fix to Real Problems Commentary 5/19/2014
Fordham Institute Becoming a teacher vs. skipping college: A financial wash? Commentary 5/19/2014
Fordham Institute A response to Gary Rubinstein Commentary 5/19/2014
Heartland Institute Mitch Pearlstein: Vouchers for Minnesota Commentary 5/19/2014
Heartland Institute 100K Students Apply for FL Choice, ZIP Code Segregation, and More: Monday's ed news Commentary 5/19/2014
Heritage Foundation The Federal Government Hasn't Improved Education After Trying for 50 Years Commentary 5/19/2014
Heritage Foundation Education Spending Is Up, Test Scores Aren't. Who's to Blame? Commentary 5/18/2014
AEI The promise of Brown Commentary 5/17/2014
Heartland Institute Targeting People Who Help the Poor Commentary 5/17/2014
Heritage Foundation Brown v. Board of Education at 60: How One Decision Changed My Life Commentary 5/17/2014
Show-Me Institute Senate Bill 493 Is Not A School Choice Bill Commentary 5/17/2014
Fordham Institute Implementing the Common Core with Struggling Readers Commentary 5/16/2014
George W. Bush Institute ICYMI: 60 Years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation is returning to schools Commentary 5/16/2014
StudentsFirst In Pursuit of Brown Commentary 5/16/2014
CRPE The SEA of the Future: Building the Productivity Infrastructure Report 5/13/2014

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