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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 6 - September 12, 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
AEI Bennett’s tepid defense of the Common Core Commentary 9/12/2014
Ed Next A Quick Note to Dana Goldstein About Pensions Commentary 9/12/2014
Ed Next The First Hard Evidence on Virtual Education Commentary 9/12/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Public School Defenders Say Disgruntled Parents Should ‘Move On’ Commentary 9/12/2014
New America Foundation New SIG Regulations Ramp up Focus on Early Education Commentary 9/12/2014
PEPG Virtual Schooling and Student Learning: Evidence from the Florida Virtual School Report 9/12/2014
Brookings Institution Never Diet Without a Bathroom Scale and Mirror: The Case for Combining Teacher Evaluation and the Common Core Commentary 9/11/2014
Cato Institute Bennett Piece Exemplifies Core Problems Commentary 9/11/2014
Fordham Institute Embrace the Common Core Commentary 9/11/2014
AEI Embrace the Common Core? Hess says no Commentary 9/10/2014
CRPE Washington State Can't Waive Need for Strong School Principals Commentary 9/10/2014
Ed Next What Parents Think About Their Public Schools Commentary 9/10/2014
Ed Next The Problems and Promise of Common Core Commentary 9/10/2014
Fordham Institute Common Core and the era of good behavior Commentary 9/10/2014
Fordham Institute The challenges of AP History: Are you sure you want college credit? Commentary 9/10/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/10/2014
Heritage Foundation Is the AP U.S. History Exam Changing Because of Common Core? Commentary 9/10/2014
Show-Me Institute Common Core Doesn’t Put the CCSS in Success Commentary 9/10/2014
StudentsFirst Michelle Rhee's Next Frontier: Q&A With the Former D.C. School Head Commentary 9/10/2014
TNTP Mend, Don’t End, Teacher Tenure Commentary 9/10/2014
Cato Institute School Bureaucracy and the Death of Common Sense Commentary 9/9/2014
Ed Next Diagnosing the Right Pension Problems Commentary 9/9/2014
Ed Next How Self-Driving Cars Will Enable Greater School Choice Commentary 9/9/2014
Fordham Institute Smart markets, diverse options, and Burke's caution Commentary 9/9/2014
Hoover Institution Uncommon Knowledge with Hoover fellows Rick Hanushek and Paul Peterson Video 9/9/2014
StudentsFirst A Balanced Path Forward for Making Tenure Meaningful Commentary 9/9/2014
TNTP Rebalancing Teacher Tenure: A Post-Vergara Guide for Policymakers Report 9/9/2014
TNTP Fixing Tenure Doesn’t Mean Ending It Commentary 9/9/2014
AEI Back to bad schools Commentary 9/8/2014
Ed Next The Inconsistent Implementation of Teacher Evaluation Reforms Commentary 9/8/2014
Ed Next Restarting the Common Core Debate Commentary 9/8/2014
Ed Next How the Common Core Suppresses Competitive Federalism Commentary 9/8/2014
Fordham Institute The importance of testing and the power of hard facts Commentary 9/8/2014
Heritage Foundation In One State, More Children Homeschool Than Attend Private Schools. Why That Shouldn’t Shock You. Commentary 9/8/2014
New America Foundation Americans Say They Support Federal Dollars for Pre-K Commentary 9/8/2014
Pioneer Institute The Revenge of K-12:
How Common Core and the New SAT Lower College Standards in the U.S. Report 9/8/2014
Public Agenda Parent Involvement in Education - What Really Matters Most? Commentary 9/8/2014
Pioneer Institute High School Dropout Rate Could Double Under Common Core Commentary 9/7/2014
Heritage Foundation How the Rise in School Choice Helps All of Us Commentary 9/6/2014
Ed Next Three Insights on “Self-Directed Learning”—and How to Aim for Equity Commentary 9/5/2014
Education Trust Examining the Common Factor Between Michael Brown and Discipline Disproportionality: Implicit Bias Commentary 9/4/2014

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