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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 16 - August 22, 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
Cato Institute Don’t Blame School Choice for Philly’s School Funding Fiasco Commentary 8/22/2014
Heritage Foundation A Narrative of Hope: Transforming Lives Through School Choice Announcement 8/22/2014
New America Foundation Michelle Rhee Leaves the Education Reform Trenches Commentary 8/22/2014
Show-Me Institute Education: A Brief History Of Federal Overreach Commentary 8/22/2014
StudentsFirst Quality Teachers for All Commentary 8/22/2014
Ed Next Principal Turnover and Pensions Announcement 8/21/2014
Ed Next What Is Going On at Success Academy? Commentary 8/21/2014
Ed Next Comparing PDK and Education Next Polls Commentary 8/21/2014
Education Trust Don’t Forget the Importance of Breakfast This Back-to-School Season Commentary 8/21/2014
Heartland Institute The More They Know, the Less They Like Common Core Commentary 8/21/2014
Heritage Foundation Teachers in Kansas Voted to Leave Their Union. A Year Later, ‘Things Are Going Pretty Well’ Commentary 8/21/2014
Heritage Foundation Teacher Support of Common Core Drops Dramatically Commentary 8/21/2014
Mackinac Center Media Continues to Cover MEA's 'August Window' Commentary 8/21/2014
NCTQ Unequal access, unequal results: Equitable teacher distribution in Miami-Dade County Public Schools Report 8/21/2014
New America Foundation The Results Are In: Head Start Re-Competition, Round Two Commentary 8/21/2014
Show-Me Institute Privatization in Education—Not as Scary as Some Think Commentary 8/21/2014
StudentsFirst Working Through the Challenges of Reform Commentary 8/21/2014
TNTP A Delay on Teacher Evaluations, But Not a Retreat Commentary 8/21/2014
AEI Campbell Brown talks teacher tenure Commentary 8/20/2014
Education Trust Help on the Way? Commentary 8/20/2014
Fordham Institute What's behind the declining support for the Common Core? Commentary 8/20/2014
Fordham Institute Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone) Announcement 8/20/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/20/2014
Heritage Foundation Administrative Costs on the Rise in Tennessee Schools Commentary 8/20/2014
Hoover Institution Poll: Common Core support among teachers plummets, with fewer than half supporting it Commentary 8/20/2014
Hoover Institution A bad week for Common Core Commentary 8/20/2014
Show-Me Institute Normandy Transfer: An Evolving Story Commentary 8/20/2014
StudentsFirst How I transferred my son out of a low-performing school Commentary 8/20/2014
Cato Institute Spinning the Core, Again Commentary 8/19/2014
Cato Institute Support for School Choice Continues to Grow Commentary 8/19/2014
Ed Next 2014 Education Next Survey: A Visual Breakdown Commentary 8/19/2014
Ed Next Political Polarization Needlessly Divides the Public on Common Core and NCLB Commentary 8/19/2014
Ed Next No Common Opinion on the Common Core Commentary 8/19/2014
Friedman Foundation Former Teachers’ Union Leader Says Engaging Unions Could Accelerate Educational Choice Commentary 8/19/2014
Heritage Foundation Poll: Teachers, Public Sour on Common Core Education Standards Commentary 8/19/2014
Hoover Institution The Public Turns Against Teacher Tenure Commentary 8/19/2014
Hoover Institution Conservative study finds falling support for 'Common Core' Commentary 8/19/2014
StudentsFirst Public Supports Changing the Status Quo in Education Commentary 8/19/2014
Fordham Institute It's Prime Time for school choice advocates to stand up to hucksters (and for accountability) Commentary 8/18/2014
Fordham Institute The personal touch of relinquishment Commentary 8/18/2014
Fordham Institute At last, accountability for textbook publishers? Commentary 8/18/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 8/18/2014
George W. Bush Institute Smart Use of Benchmark Tests is One Way to Mend, but Not End School Accountability Commentary 8/18/2014
Mackinac Center Detroit News Editorial on MEA's 'August Window' Commentary 8/18/2014
New America Foundation Lawmakers Dabble in Early Education Reform Commentary 8/18/2014
Show-Me Institute New Study Looks at Growth of Non-Teaching Personnel Commentary 8/18/2014
Heritage Foundation Who’s Teaching the Undocumented Children at Federal Immigration Facilities? Commentary 8/16/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Vouchers Aim to Support Private Schools, Not Students? Commentary 8/15/2014
Heartland Institute Why Won’t the College Board Reveal Its AP U.S. History Authors? Commentary 8/15/2014

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