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Think Twice Weekly Report
February 6 - February 12, 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
Heartland Institute Chicago Schools Audit Displays Need for Expanded School Choice Commentary 2/12/2016
Brookings Institution New Common Core assessments pass the bar for measuring the most important content in the standards Commentary 2/11/2016
Center of the American Experiment Are Low-Income Students the Reason Why the U.S. Does Poorly on International Tests? No. Commentary 2/11/2016
ConnCAN Big Six Releases Policy Agenda Commentary 2/11/2016
CRPE Vouchers: Time for Thinking, not Rhetoric Commentary 2/11/2016
Fordham Institute Evaluating the Content and Quality of Next Generation Assessments Report 2/11/2016
Heartland Institute NYC Public Schools Try to Keep Vouchers to Themselves Commentary 2/11/2016
Heartland Institute Popularity of Homeschooling Grows, Parents Flock to Homeschooling Conventions Commentary 2/11/2016
New America Foundation Obama's Final Budget: Another Push for High-Quality Early Education Commentary 2/11/2016
New America Foundation Closing the Gap: What Effective Teaching Can Do in the Early Years Commentary 2/11/2016
TNTP When We Label Some Children 'Gifted,' What Does That Say to the Others? Commentary 2/11/2016
Bellwether Those Who Say It Can't Be Done Are Usually Interrupted By Others Doing It Commentary 2/10/2016
Bellwether Minor Crimes Announcement 2/10/2016
Ed Next James Coleman, the "Equality of Opportunity" Study, and School Choice Commentary 2/10/2016
Ed Next Scapegoating Sports Commentary 2/10/2016
Ed Next I Ain't Talking to You If You Ain't Talking About Structural Reform Commentary 2/10/2016
Ed Trust Re-engaged Voices: Formerly Struggling Students Tell Their Stories Commentary 2/10/2016
Fordham Institute Fostering equitable access to gifted services for English language learners through a balance of measures and program options Commentary 2/10/2016
Fordham Institute Pencils down? Not so fast Commentary 2/10/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 2/10/2016
Heartland Institute Ohio Lawmaker Proposes Protections for Testing Opt-Outs Commentary 2/10/2016
Heartland Institute Georgia Commission Releases Reform Recommendations Commentary 2/10/2016
Lexington Institute Public Charter Schools: New Opportunity for Virginia Families Commentary 2/10/2016
Public Impact Working Together to Sustain Stakeholder Engagement in K-12 Education Commentary 2/10/2016
AEI Breaking down the president's 2017 budget Commentary 2/9/2016
AEI Put testing in its rightful place Commentary 2/9/2016
Bellwether Child Protection, Education Reform, and Our National Failure to Support Families in Poverty Commentary 2/9/2016
Cato Institute Georgia Judge Rejects Challenge to School Choice Commentary 2/9/2016
Cato Institute ESSA Seems Ripe for Federal Control Commentary 2/9/2016
Heartland Institute North Carolina Panelists Break Ranks with Standards Commission Commentary 2/9/2016
Heartland Institute West Virginia School Board President to Start Homeschooling Children Commentary 2/9/2016
New America Foundation More Stable Funding Can Help Improve Quality in Child Care Commentary 2/9/2016
TNTP Getting Older-and Wiser-in Education Reform Commentary 2/9/2016
Bellwether Pennies on the Dollar: How Illinois Shortchanges Its Teachers' Retirement Report 2/8/2016
Bellwether Charter Schools, Free Association, and Social Entrepreneurship Commentary 2/8/2016
Fordham Institute How should states measure school success? Commentary 2/8/2016
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 2/8/2016
Heartland Institute Minnesota School Officials Threaten Homeschoolers with Legal Action Commentary 2/8/2016
Heartland Institute Kentucky Lawmakers Propose Rebooting State Education Standards Commentary 2/8/2016
Heartland Institute GOP Presidential Candidates Call for Common Core Repeal Commentary 2/8/2016
Heartland Institute Parents Cheer for School Choice at Mississippi Capitol Commentary 2/8/2016
Heartland Institute Mississippi Governor Announces Second-Term School Choice Push Commentary 2/8/2016
New America Foundation California's Existing Gaps in EL Education Commentary 2/8/2016
New America Foundation 3 Facts and 3 Challenges to Keep in Mind about Pre-K This Election Season Commentary 2/8/2016
New America Foundation Fighting Child Hunger in the Obama Administration’s Final Year Commentary 2/8/2016
Show-Me Institute Why Does Missouri Underfund Public Schools? Commentary 2/8/2016

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