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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 11, 2014 - October 17, 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
Ed Next Teachers Would Prefer Cash Commentary 10/17/2014
Education Trust Dispelling the Myth Schools to Be Featured at Ed Trust Conference Announcement 10/17/2014
Education Trust When Schools Don’t Understand the Power of Data Commentary 10/17/2014
Fordham Institute The twenty-five richest elementary schools in the richest region of the country Commentary 10/17/2014
Center for American Progress Testing Overload in America’s Schools Report 10/16/2014
Ed Next What the 2014 Senate Elections Might Mean for Education Commentary 10/16/2014
Friedman Foundation Surveying the Path for ESAs in Delaware Commentary 10/16/2014
Heartland Institute Would You Trade Your Social Security Number for a Pistachio Cookie? Commentary 10/16/2014
Heritage Foundation Confucius Institute Under Fire as Conduit of Chinese Propaganda Commentary 10/16/2014
Heritage Foundation Hawaii Students Get Gift Cards for Participating in Controversial Sex-Ed Program Commentary 10/16/2014
New America Foundation At the White House: Mapping Innovations to Bridge the Word Gap Commentary 10/16/2014
New America Foundation Tracing School Funding Inequities All the Way Down to the School Commentary 10/16/2014
TNTP A Teacher’s View on Tenure Commentary 10/16/2014
AEI Closing Catholic Schools Harms Minority Students Commentary 10/15/2014
Cato Institute The Evidence on Universal Preschool Report 10/15/2014
Ed Next Learning from Live Theater Commentary 10/15/2014
Education Trust Statement From The Education Trust on CCSSO and CGCS’ Commitment on High-Quality Assessments Commentary 10/15/2014
Fordham Institute D.C. school spending: Don’t forget to read the fine print Commentary 10/15/2014
Fordham Institute Let’s tell the truth: High-stakes tests damage reading instruction Commentary 10/15/2014
Fordham Institute Which Washington-area system does best at funding its neediest schools? Commentary 10/15/2014
Fordham Institute NEW from Fordham: Metro D.C. School Spending Explorer Commentary 10/15/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/15/2014
New America Foundation 1980’s Planning in 2014: A State-by-State Look at Ed Tech Planning Commentary 10/15/2014
New America Foundation Making High Expectations Universal Commentary 10/15/2014
Public Impact Seizing Opportunity at the Top II: State Policies to Reach Every Student With Excellent Teachers Report 10/15/2014
Public Impact/National Association of Charter School Authorizers Authorizer Hopping: Motivations, Causes, and Ways to Stop It Report 10/15/2014
University of Arkansas When You Say Nothing at All: The Surprisingly Predictive Power of Student Effort on Surveys Report 10/15/2014
Ed Next What’s Right About Common Core Commentary 10/14/2014
Friedman Foundation Idaho Has Plenty of Private School Gems Worth Discovering Commentary 10/14/2014
New America Foundation State Lawmakers Increasingly Realizing the Importance of Early Care and Education Commentary 10/14/2014
TNTP Languages for Learning: Granting All Students Access to New Skills Report 10/14/2014
Fordham Institute What's right about Common Core Commentary 10/13/2014
Show-Me Institute That’s Why We Need More School Choice Commentary 10/13/2014
StudentsFirst Shining A New Light on Financial Data Commentary 10/13/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Just Run for School Board if Your School Isn’t Working Commentary 10/11/2014
Heritage Foundation Education Savings Accounts Are the Next Generation of School Choice Commentary 10/11/2014
New America Foundation Reaching the Most Vulnerable Children: A Look at Child Homelessness Commentary 10/10/2014

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