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Think Twice Weekly Report
May 24 - May 30, 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 Another Hidden Penalty On Teachers Commentary 5/30/2014
Ed Next What Does Competency- Based Education Have To Do With Disruption? Commentary 5/30/2014
Fordham Institute Common Core confusion: It’s a math, math world Commentary 5/30/2014
Friedman Foundation Public Rules on Private Schools: Measuring the Regulatory Impact of State Statutes and School Choice Programs Report 5/30/2014
Show-Me Institute Shopping For Schools At EAGLE College Prep Commentary 5/30/2014
Brookings Institution Shooting Bottle Rockets at the Moon: Overcoming the Legacy of Incremental Education Reform Commentary 5/29/2014
Ed Next Addressing Teachers’ Concerns about Online Learning Commentary 5/29/2014
Education Sector Five Big Ideas from the Equity Project Research Roundtable Commentary 5/29/2014
Education Sector Opening the Doors to Opportunity for All Commentary 5/29/2014
New America Foundation New America Foundation The Little-Known Bill With a Big Impact on Education Research Commentary 5/29/2014
Show-Me Institute I Feel Like I’m Taking Crazy Pills Commentary 5/29/2014
TNTP Higher Standards—Just Not for Teachers Commentary 5/29/2014
AEI K-12 education reform to give the next generation a chance to thrive Commentary 5/28/2014
Ed Next Checking Privilege is Bad Politics Commentary 5/28/2014
Education Trust In Their Words: Student Reflections on High-Quality Schools Commentary 5/28/2014
Fordham Institute Boston’s high-quality charters make no excuses Commentary 5/28/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/28/2014
Heartland Institute Public School Choice in Louisiana, Selling Student Data, and More: Wednesday's ed news Commentary 5/28/2014
Heritage Foundation The Obama Administration’s Absurd Battle Over School Meal Programs Commentary 5/28/2014
Manhattan Institute Demonizing Charters Commentary 5/28/2014
StudentsFirst New Research on Components of Teacher Evaluations Commentary 5/28/2014
Center for American Progress The Rise of Networks: How Decentralized Management Is Improving Schools Report 5/27/2014
ConnCAN Analysis Shows Disparity In Academic Performance Across Connecticut Commentary 5/27/2014
Ed Next Teacher Dismissals Under New Evaluation Systems Commentary 5/27/2014
Ed Trust Looking Beneath the Averages on College Readiness Commentary 5/27/2014
Fordham Institute State Accountability in the Transition to Common Core Report 5/27/2014
Fordham Institute NACSA’s sixth annual survey and the future of authorizing Commentary 5/27/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 5/27/2014
NCTQ Important Data from California on Teacher Evaluations (Yes, California) Commentary 5/27/2014
New America Foundation A New Model for Family Involvement? Commentary 5/27/2014
New America Foundation A Simple Policy Change to Help More Hungry Kids Eat? Where Do We Sign Up? Commentary 5/27/2014
Pioneer Institute How to Address Common Core’s Reading Standards: Licensure Tests for K-6 Teachers Report 5/27/2014
Show-Me Institute The Report Card Is In Commentary 5/27/2014
TNTP My Classroom, Not My Island Commentary 5/27/2014
University of Arkansas Coaches Aren’t Bad Teachers: Evidence from New York City Middle Schools Report 5/27/2014
Heartland Institute Restoring True Local Control, No Help for St. Louis Students, and More: Tuesday's ed news Commentary 5/26/2014
Ed Next Script Doctors Commentary 5/24/2014
Ed Next Early Retirement Payoff Commentary 5/23/2014
CRPE Buried Treasure: An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair Commentary 5/22/2014

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