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Think Twice Weekly Report
July 5 - July 11, 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
Brookings Institution The Future of Test-based Accountability Commentary 7/10/2014
Friedman Foundation Private Schools Must Explore Unchartered Territory Commentary 7/10/2014
Heartland Institute Texas GOP Adds School Choice to Platform, Some Lawmakers Resistant Commentary 7/10/2014
Heritage Foundation Education Department Imposes Teacher Equity Mandate on States Commentary 7/10/2014
Heritage Foundation Common Core Science Standards Get Failing Grade From North Dakota Parents, Teachers Commentary 7/10/2014
New American Foundation Teacher Input in the Quest for Personalized Learning Commentary 7/10/2014
Pioneer Institute Meeting the Commonwealth’s Demand: Lifting the Cap on Charter Public Schools in Massachusetts Report 7/10/2014
TNTP Embracing Our Own Big Data Commentary 7/10/2014
Center for American Progress Parallel Lives, Different Outcomes: A Twin Study of Academic Productivity in U.S. School Districts Report 7/9/2014
Center for American Progress America’s Most Financially Disadvantaged School Districts and How They Got that Way: How State and Local Governance Causes School Funding Disparities Report 7/9/2014
Center for American Progress Return on Educational Investment: 2014: A District-by-District Evaluation of U.S. Educational Productivity Report 7/9/2014
Center for American Progress Educational Equity and Effectiveness: The Need for Fiscal Fairness and Fiscal Productivity Commentary 7/9/2014
CRPE Making School Choice Work Report 7/9/2014
Ed Next Why Johnny Won’t Learn to Read Commentary 7/9/2014
Ed Next Breaking Down “The Chartered Course” Commentary 7/9/2014
Ed Next Design Matters: The Future of School Choice Commentary 7/9/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 7/9/2014
Friedman Foundation Breaking Down “The Chartered Course” Commentary 7/9/2014
Heritage Foundation School Choice Popular … When Parents Know About It Weekly digest 7/9/2014
New American Foundation Will New Teacher Equity Strategy Actually Spur Change? Commentary 7/9/2014
New American Foundation Federal Special Ed Funding Formula Needs Repair Commentary 7/9/2014
Cato Institute Equity vs. Excellence. Or…A Crank Phone in Every Home! Commentary 7/8/2014
Education Trust Curriculum vs. Standards in the Common Core Debate Commentary 7/8/2014
Heartland Institute Video: Epstein On Race-Based School Discipline Video 7/8/2014
TNTP Can Teachers Learn Grit? Commentary 7/8/2014
Buckeye Institute First School Consolidation in Quarter of a Century Moves Forward Commentary 7/7/2014
Cato Institute The End of Forced Union Dues? Commentary 7/7/2014
Ed Next Cheese, Charter Schools & Promising Developments in Special Ed Commentary 7/7/2014
Education Trust Statement From The Education Trust on the Department of Education’s Teacher Equity Strategy Commentary 7/7/2014
Fordham Institute Vergara, Harris, and the fate of the teacher unions Commentary 7/7/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 7/7/2014
George W. Bush Institute Margaret Spellings on the Future of Education Commentary 7/7/2014
Heartland Institute Unions to Appeal California Decision Concluding Tenure Hurts Poor Kids Commentary 7/7/2014
Heritage Foundation In D.C., Public Schools Struggle to Woo Students Commentary 7/7/2014
New America Foundation Taking On Teacher Equity | Politico Commentary 7/7/2014
Show-Me Institute School Vouchers: NOT A Party Issue? Commentary 7/7/2014
Heritage Foundation How Teacher Tenure Hurts Students Commentary 7/5/2014
Cato Institute Educational Choice Fosters Political Tolerance Commentary 7/3/2014

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