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Think Twice Weekly Report
January 9 - January 15, 2016

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
Fordham Institute Has your child's elementary school stopped teaching history, science, and other content? Here's how to do it yourself Commentary 1/15/2016
New America Foundation Equitable Funding: Which States are Leading the Way? Commentary 1/15/2016
New America Foundation When It Comes to Infant Language Development, Not All Toys Are Created Equal Commentary 1/15/2016
AEI The AP peak: Public schools offering Advanced Placement, 2000–12 Report 1/14/2016
AEI Union voice or teacher choice? Friedrichs and a tale of two rallies Commentary 1/14/2016
Brookings Institution Half the people working in schools aren't classroom teachers—so what? Commentary 1/14/2016
Center for American Progress Lessons From State Performance on NAEP: Why Some High-Poverty Students Score Better Than Others Report 1/14/2016
Ed Next On Regulating School Choice: A Response to Critics Commentary 1/14/2016
Ed Next The 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings Commentary 1/14/2016
Fordham Institute A fair shot at opportunity Commentary 1/14/2016
Heartland Institute Flagging Duncan's Excessive Celebration Over ESSA Commentary 1/14/2016
Manhattan Institute Poverty and Progress in New York VII: English and Math Proficiency in NYC Schools, 2013-15 Report 1/14/2016
New America Foundation NCLB's Impact on Bilingual Education in New York City Commentary 1/14/2016
TNTP How Can States Help Teachers Improve? Commentary 1/14/2016
AEI SOTU 2016: Education policy beyond the Obama administration in one minute Video 1/13/2016
AEI 60-second responses to the State of the Union Video 1/13/2016
Brookings Institution Gender gaps merit more attention than they receive Commentary 1/13/2016
Fordham Institute The case for maximum state flexibility on ESSA accountability Commentary 1/13/2016
Fordham Institute The phoniest statistic in education Commentary 1/13/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 1/13/2016
Mackinac Center The Numbers Behind Upcoming Adequacy Study Commentary 1/13/2016
NCTQ Learning About Learning: What Every New Teacher Needs to Know Report 1/13/2016
Show-Me Institute Empowerment Scholarship Accounts: How Parents Could Spend Funds Commentary 1/13/2016
AEI Education is absent in 2016 Commentary 1/12/2016
ALEC Rally for Rebecca Commentary 1/12/2016
Bellwether Don't Ask if Head Start Commentary 1/12/2016
ConnCAN ConnCAN Offers Statement On The Start Of The CCJEF V. RELL Trial Commentary 1/12/2016
Fordham Institute America's most disadvantaged students need real accountability, not ideology Commentary 1/12/2016
Fordham Institute Friedrichs teachers are paying more than just union dues Commentary 1/12/2016
Friedman Foundation "The Integration Anomaly" Author Responds to Critics Commentary 1/12/2016
Heartland Institute Study Finds Negative Voucher Effects, but Why? Commentary 1/12/2016
Heartland Institute Florida Parents to Court: Tax Credit Scholarships Are Not the Same as Vouchers Commentary 1/12/2016
Heartland Institute New York State Superintendent Imposes Collective Bargaining Changes in Buffalo Commentary 1/12/2016
Show-Me Institute Open Boundaries Would Allow More Students to Receive "Tough Love" at North Side Commentary 1/12/2016
TNTP DCPS Bridges the Gap Between Communities and Classrooms Commentary 1/12/2016
AEI The responsibility of edu-scholars in the public square Commentary 1/11/2016
AEI Supreme Court examines a lynchpin of teacher unions' power Commentary 1/11/2016
AEI An emerging Republican education agenda at the Kemp Forum Commentary 1/11/2016
Buckeye Institute The Buckeye Institute's president speaks at U.S. Supreme Court on Friedrichs case Commentary 1/11/2016
Cato Institute Teachers v. the Union Commentary 1/11/2016
Cato Institute Supreme Court Poised to Free Public-Sector Workers from Compelled Union Fees Commentary 1/11/2016
Ed Next The First Negative Effects of Vouchers and the Predictable Misinterpretation Commentary 1/11/2016
Ed Next Teachers More Likely to Use Private Schools for their Own Kids Commentary 1/11/2016
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 1/11/2016
Heartland Institute Republicans Accused of Cynical Scheme that Led to Odious Education Law Commentary 1/11/2016
Heartland Institute Common Core Damage Will Last for Years to Come Commentary 1/11/2016
New America Foundation How Will ESSA Influence States' Teacher Quality Efforts? Commentary 1/11/2016
New America Foundation Expanded Learning Time for DLLs: Benefits, Costs and Caveats Commentary 1/11/2016
TNTP Friedrichs v. CTA and the Future of Teachers' Unions Commentary 1/10/2016
Bellwether "MONEYBALL for HEAD START: Using Data, Evidence, and Evaluation to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families" Report 1/7/2016

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