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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 4, 2014 - October 10, 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
Education Trust How to Strengthen School Accountability Commentary 10/10/2014
Heritage Foundation ‘Boys and Girls’ a No-No at School Seeking to Be More ‘Gender Inclusive’ Commentary 10/10/2014
TNTP 4 Things We’ve Learned Since The Widget Effect Commentary 10/10/2014
AEI Few students take AP STEM exams Commentary 10/9/2014
Brookings Institute Implementing Common Core: Curriculum Part 3 Commentary 10/9/2014
Ed Next Criticizing Charter Schools for Lacking Diversity and Unions Misses the Point Commentary 10/9/2014
Fordham Institute The new Education Trust report: The triumph of hope over experience Commentary 10/9/2014
Heritage Foundation Middle Schoolers Bored by Common Core’s One-Size-Fits-All Approach Commentary 10/9/2014
New America Foundation Can We Find A Truce in the Teacher Wars? Commentary 10/9/2014
TNTP Where Evaluation Policy Stands Commentary 10/9/2014
Center on Education Policy Common Core State Standards in 2014: Districts’ Perceptions, Progress, and Challenges Report 10/8/2014
Ed Next School Reform, Philadelphia Style Commentary 10/8/2014
Education Trust Making Sure All Children Matter: Getting School Accountability Signals Right Report 10/8/2014
Education Trust A School’s Traditions Demonstrate Its Values Commentary 10/8/2014
Empire Center New York’s school-bond boondoggle Commentary 10/8/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/8/2014
Heartland Institute Consider the Education Vote Commentary 10/8/2014
New America Foundation States Working to Reduce Pre-K Suspensions Commentary 10/8/2014
Show-Me Institute Charter School Dropouts: Accountability Reform Commentary 10/8/2014
TNTP Teaching Before and After IMPACT Commentary 10/8/2014
AEI The 2014 math SAT test results confirm a pattern that has persisted for 40+ years — boys are better at math than girls Commentary 10/7/2014
AEI Grading K–12 performance on STEM and second languages Commentary 10/7/2014
Center for American Progress Linked Learning: Using Learning Time Creatively to Prepare Students for College and Career Report 10/7/2014
Center of the American Experiment For Racial Progress, We Just Need a 'Eureka Moment' Commentary 10/7/2014
CRPE Designing the Next Generation of State Education Accountability Systems: Results of a Working Meeting Report 10/7/2014
Ed Next Disrupting the Education Monopoly Commentary 10/7/2014
Friedman Foundation Philadelphia Families Stuck on Waiting Lists Calling for School Choice Commentary 10/7/2014
New America Foundation President Obama Announces Pre-K Goal–But Is it Attainable? Commentary 10/7/2014
New America Foundation New TPM Column on the Next Phase of Education Reform Commentary 10/7/2014
TNTP School Leaders on Teacher Evaluation Commentary 10/7/2014
Center for American Progress The Power of the Pygmalion Effect Report 10/6/2014
Empire Center Three Propositions on Statewide Ballots This November Commentary 10/6/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 10/6/2014
Heartland Institute The Numbers Say Philadelphia Is In No Danger of 40-Student Classes Commentary 10/6/2014
Hoover Institution Time for a Reboot Commentary 10/6/2014
Manhattan Institute WHY THE GAP?: English Language Learners and New York City Charter Schools Reports 10/6/2014
TNTP The Widget Effect at Five: Where Are We Now? Commentary 10/6/2014
Cato Institute Junk Polling: Democrats for Public Education Edition Commentary 10/3/2014
CRPE What’s Next for Accountability? Commentary 10/3/2014
Ed Next Rethinking the High School Diploma Commentary 10/3/2014
Heritage Foundation Is School Choice Feasible in Rural States? Commentary 10/3/2014

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