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Think Twice Weekly Report
July 19 - July 25, 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
Buckeye Institute California Case Sheds Light on Why Teacher Tenure is Bad for Students Commentary 7/25/2014
Cato Institute Does Sweden’s Voucher Program Need Stricter Regulation? Commentary 7/25/2014
Ed Next Teacher Retention and Quality in Tennessee Commentary 7/25/2014
Ed Next Rosetta Stone, MegaStudy and Educational Software in Korea Commentary 7/25/2014
Ed Next Americans Stink at Math (But We’re Much Better Now) Commentary 7/25/2014
Education Trust Fast Fact: Gaps in College Access for High-Achieving Students Commentary 7/25/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Super Says Public Ed Funds Are for School Infrastructure, Not Your Kid Commentary 7/25/2014
Heritage Foundation Massachusetts Lawmakers Kill Charter School Expansion Commentary 7/25/2014
Third Way "Taking Immediate Steps to Provide Teachers with a Secure Retirement" Report 7/25/2014
Cato Institute Expanding Educational Opportunity in the Bay State Commentary 7/24/2014
Ed Next Course Access Opens New Horizons for Students Commentary 7/24/2014
Fordham Institute Kathleen Porter-Magee to be superintendent and CAO of the Partnership for Inner-City Education Commentary 7/24/2014
Fordham Institute Homecoming Commentary 7/24/2014
Heartland Institute Will the Supreme Court End Forced Union Membership? Commentary 7/24/2014
Pioneer Institute Giving Kids Credit: Using Scholarship Tax Credits to Increase Educational Opportunity in Massachusetts Report 7/24/2014
Show-Me Institute Charter Schools – More Bang For The Buck! Commentary/Video 7/24/2014
TNTP The Promise of a Great School Leader Commentary 7/24/2014
Center for American Progress Mid- and Late-Career Teachers Struggle With Paltry Incomes Report 7/23/2014
Ed Next We’ll Miss You, Michael Gove Commentary 7/23/2014
Education Trust What Research? And What Exactly Does It Show? Commentary 7/23/2014
Fordham Institute Close reading: A revolution delayed Commentary 7/23/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 7/23/2014
Friedman Foundation Is Swedish School Choice Disastrous—or Is the Reading of the Evidence? Commentary 7/23/2014
Heartland Institute Common Core Testing Groups Won’t Let Some States Go Commentary 7/23/2014
Heritage Foundation Chile’s New Education Reforms: Less for All Commentary 7/23/2014
New America Foundation Common Core and Higher Education: A View from the Trenches Commentary 7/23/2014
New America Foundation A Path Forward for Early Ed Reform Commentary 7/23/2014
Cato Institute Slate Publishes Inaccurate, Fallacious Piece on Sweden and School Choice Commentary 7/22/2014
Ed Next Sweden and School Choice Commentary 7/22/2014
Ed Next Money-Ed Commentary 7/22/2014
Fordham Institute The federal government is not a 'state,' and ESEA does not give Arne Duncan 'mandate authority' Commentary 7/22/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 7/22/2014
Heartland Institute Testing Dangers and Opportunities Commentary 7/22/2014
Heartland Institute Teachers Union Sues to Stop Florida Choice Expansion Commentary 7/22/2014
New America Foundation ‘Unaccompanied Children’ Crisis Has Implications for Education Budget Commentary 7/22/2014
ConnCAN CONNCAN Condemns the Actions of FUSE Commentary 7/21/2014
Ed Next Why Kids are Hiring Competency- Based Education Commentary 7/21/2014
Ed Next Five Thoughts on the New Yorker Cheating Story Commentary 7/21/2014
Fordham Institute Scott Walker’s shift on Common Core could usher in education chaos Commentary 7/21/2014
Friedman Foundation Enter the First-Annual Milton Friedman Legacy Sweepstakes Announcement 7/21/2014
New America Foundation Common Core Goes To College Report 7/21/2014
New America Foundation Head Start CARES: Boosting Social-Emotional Development Commentary 7/21/2014
New America Foundation Using Digital Recording Devices to Encourage Talk with Children Commentary 7/21/2014
Heritage Foundation Walker: Repeal Common Core Commentary 7/19/2014
Pioneer Institute 7 Major Differences Between No Child Left Behind And Common Core/Race To The Top Commentary 7/19/2014
Ed Next Credit Recovery Hits the Mainstream Commentary 7/18/2014
Education Trust Fast Fact: The State of Education for African American Students Commentary 7/18/2014
Pioneer Institute Will Pioneer Institute knock out Common Core? Commentary 7/18/2014
StudentsFirst 45 Years Later… Commentary/Video 7/18/2014
CRPE Chartering Schools: We Have to Get It Right Commentary 7/17/2014
TNTP The Truth About Teacher Pay Commentary 7/17/2014
University of Arkansas The Productivity of Public Charter Schools Report 7/17/2014

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