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Think Twice Weekly Report
November 1, 2014 - November 7, 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
Heartland Institute For a Free Society, Promote School Choice Commentary 11/9/2014
ALEC Dr. Matthew Ladner Interview on Freedom Daily Interview 11/7/2014
Brookings Institution Costing Early Childhood Development Services: The Need to Do Better Report 11/7/2014
Heartland Institute Study Shows Marked Charter Enrollment Growth Commentary 11/7/2014
Heartland Institute Florida Teacher Wins Fight Against Standardized Testing—For Now Commentary 11/7/2014
Heartland Institute L.A. School District Defies Parent Trigger Law Commentary 11/7/2014
Heartland Institute NY Lawsuit Demands Charter Funding Equity Commentary 11/7/2014
AEI What the midterm elections mean for education policy Announcement/video 11/6/2014
AEI Education: A natural issue for Republicans Commentary 11/6/2014
ALEC North Dakota Trails the Nation in Education Policy Commentary 11/6/2014
Brookings Institution and PEPG The Uneven Performance of Arizona’s Charter Schools Report 11/6/2014
Ed Next Common Core in the Classroom Commentary 11/6/2014
Education Trust The Stories Behind the Dropout Data Commentary 11/6/2014
Fordham Institute Building a Better Leader: Lessons from New Principal Leadership Development Programs Commentary 11/6/2014
Friedman Foundation Where Governors Stand on School Choice Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Study: Common Core Disserves Math, Science Students Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Washington State Supreme Court to Rule on Charter Schools Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute School Voucher Opponents Bring Lawsuits in Three States Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Study: KIPP Schools Raise Achievement, Don’t Skim Best Students Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Common Core Spurs Increase in Homeschooling in North Carolina Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Private Schools Can Learn from Charters, Study Finds Commentary 11/6/2014
Heartland Institute Twenty Ohio Schools Are Now Eligible for Parent Trigger Reform Commentary 11/6/2014
Heritage Foundation Groups Ask School Districts to Reconsider Transgender Restroom Policies Commentary 11/6/2014
New America Foundation How 2-Gen Strategies May Help Break the Cycle of Poverty Commentary 11/6/2014
Public Impact Reaching All Students with Excellent STEM Teachers Report 11/6/2014
Public Impact How the STEM Teacher Shortage Fails Kids–and How to Fix It Commentary 11/6/2014
TNTP What Blended Learning Means for Teachers Commentary 11/6/2014
AEI What the midterm elections mean for pre-K Commentary 11/5/2014
AEI What the GOP’s win means for education Commentary 11/5/2014
Education Trust Local Standards Commentary 11/5/2014
Fordham Institute Ten things to know about the 2014 elections Commentary 11/5/2014
Fordham Institute Last night's implications for education reform Commentary 11/5/2014
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 11/5/2014
Gates Foundation Early Progress: Interim Report on Personalized Learning Report 11/5/2014
Heritage Foundation School Choice Wins, Common Core Loses in Election 2014 Commentary 11/5/2014
New America Foundation Newsletter: Early Ed Update Commentary 11/5/2014
New America Foundation What the Midterms Mean for Early Childhood Education Commentary 11/5/2014
New America Foundation Federal Policy Can Help Avoid Tragedies of Unlicensed Child Care Commentary 11/5/2014
Fordham Institute You’re invited to Education for Upward Mobility Announcement 11/4/2014
Lexington Institute School Choice’s Big Gains Provide New, Quality Opportunities Commentary 11/4/2014
TNTP Fast Start Goes Back to School Commentary 11/4/2014
CRPE Setting the Record Straight on Charter Schools and Achievement: A Reply to Francesca Lopez Commentary 11/3/2014
Education Trust ‘Just a Rusty Ol’ Fence With Some Paint on It’ Commentary 11/3/2014
Fordham Institute Next-generation teacher evaluations: Are they living up to expectations? Commentary 11/3/2014
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 11/3/2014
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States October 2014 Commentary 11/3/2014
NCTQ Special Election 2014 Edition Commentary 11/3/2014
New America Foundation Putin, Publishing, and Profits: Why Russian, U.S. Textbook Industries Have Little in Common Commentary 11/3/2014
New America Foundation Putting Seattle’s Pre-K Ballot Initiatives in Context Commentary 11/3/2014
Heritage Foundation Teachers Unions Devote Dues to Democratic Political Advertising Commentary 11/2/2014
Heartland Institute Wyoming Continues Battle Over Science Standards Commentary 11/1/2014
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: A Witchy Scare Tactic Against School Choice Commentary 10/31/2014
Heritage Foundation 10 Reasons Why Common Core Should Spook You This Halloween Commentary 10/31/2014
Lexington Institute The Cristo Rey Network: Serving Sustainable Success Report 10/31/2014
New America Foundation Teach For America, Public Relations, and the Haunting Specter of Education Conspiracies Commentary 10/31/2014
AEI The problem ‘creeping up’ on charter schools Commentary 10/30/2014

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