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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 13 - September 19, 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 Campbell Brown talks teacher tenure Announcement 9/19/2014
Ed Next Administrators Get Disproportionately Large Pensions Commentary 9/19/2014
Ed Next How California Superintendents Can Bust Through Policies to Implement Blended Learning Commentary 9/19/2014
Hoover Institution Letter: The Conservative Case for Education Isn't Common Core Commentary 9/19/2014
New America Foundation Weekly Wonk: Is NYC a Model for Expanding Pre-K? Commentary 9/19/2014
Show-Me Institute The Faux Moral High Ground Commentary 9/19/2014
University of Arkansas Representation in the Classroom: The Effect of Own- Race/Ethnicity Teacher Assignment on Student Achievement Report 9/19/2014
Brookings Institution Ending Teacher Tenure Would Have Little Impact on its Own Commentary 9/18/2014
Center of the American Experiment Reduced Suspensions Will Mean Reduced Enrollment in Minneapolis Schools Commentary 9/18/2014
Education Sector Proficient In One State May Not Mean Proficient In Another (Never Mind The Global Economy) Commentary 9/18/2014
Fordham Institute Is Your School "Celebration Eligible?" - Rating the School Ratings Commentary 9/18/2014
Heartland Institute Online Learning at Least Not Terrible, Says Study Commentary 9/18/2014
TNTP If at First You Don’t Get Common Core… Commentary 9/18/2014
CRPE State Takeover Not the Whole Answer Commentary 9/17/2014
Ed Next Wurman Testimony on Math and Science Standards in Ohio Commentary 9/17/2014
Ed Next Classroom Observations Offer Biggest Room for Improvement in Teacher Evaluations Commentary 9/17/2014
Ed Trust Common Core Helps — Not Hurts — Students of Color Commentary 9/17/2014
Fordham Institute Is character education the answer? Commentary 9/17/2014
Fordham Institute Where Common Core is not controversial Commentary 9/17/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/17/2014
Heritage Foundation How Bobby Jindal’s 7-Year-Old Son Outsmarted Common Core Video 9/17/2014
Mackinac Center Michigan Education Digest Commentary 9/17/2014
StudentsFirst The Palmetto State is Full of Promise Commentary 9/17/2014
Cato Institute Grenade Launchers: The Newest Must-Have School Supply Commentary 9/16/2014
Ed Next Getting Classroom Observations Right Commentary 9/16/2014
Friedman Foundation Six Reasons Rural Families Should (And Can) Have School Choice Commentary 9/16/2014
Show-Me Institute How Do You Argue With These School Choice Supporters? Commentary/Video 9/16/2014
TNTP A Better Back-to-School Commentary 9/16/2014
Cato Institute Chile’s Proposed Education Reforms Would Kill the Goose that Lays the Golden Eggs Commentary 9/15/2014
Ed Next Empirical Proof on the Politics of Pensions Commentary 9/15/2014
Ed Next K-12 Leaders & Laggards Circa 2014: How the States Are Doing Commentary 9/15/2014
Fordham Institute Where does government education research really come from? Commentary 9/15/2014
New America Foundation Child Care Reauthorization 20 Years in the Making Underway Commentary 9/15/2014
New America Foundation Loan Forgiveness for Teachers: Let Us Count the Ways Commentary 9/15/2014
Heritage Foundation Vermont Schools Ban Brownies, Replace Them With Kale Commentary 9/13/2014
Heritage Foundation Poll Finds Strong Support for School Choice in Wisconsin’s Swing Districts Commentary 9/13/2014
Ed Trust Who Will You Meet at #EdTrust2014? Announcement 9/11/2014
Show-Me Institute Educational Innovation from the Top Down Commentary/Video 9/10/2014

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