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Think Twice Weekly Report
February 20 - February 26, 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 This time it's personal: Round two of Vergara v. California Commentary 2/26/2016
Heartland Institute Taking the Case Against Common Core to the People Commentary 2/26/2016
AEI Let's get inside the black box of pre-K Commentary 2/25/2016
Center for American Progress Better Tests, Fewer Barriers: Advances in Accessibility through PARCC and Smarter Balanced Report 2/25/2016
Center of the American Experiment Oh, Boys Commentary 2/25/2016
ConnCAN ConnCAN Responds To Governor, Sde Smarter Balanced Assessment Changes Commentary 2/25/2016
Ed Next The Spring 2016 Issue of Education Next is Here! Commentary 2/25/2016
Heartland Institute The New SAT: Common Core Sealant Commentary 2/25/2016
Heartland Institute Pennsylvania Homeschooling Family Beats False Truancy Charge Commentary 2/25/2016
Mackinac Center Cherry-Picking Michigan Charter Data Leads to Wrong Conclusions Commentary 2/25/2016
New America Foundation Nationwide Bipartisan Trend: State Pre-K Funding Increases Commentary 2/25/2016
New America Foundation What to Make of the OECD's New Report on Teacher Professionalism Commentary 2/25/2016
TNTP Has Teacher Evaluation Ruined Everything? Studies Say: No Commentary 2/25/2016
AEI The closing of the military mind? Commentary 2/24/2016
Bellwether Teacher Evaluation After ESSA: A Conversation With NCTQ’s Sandi Jacobs Commentary 2/24/2016
Brookings Institute How performance-based funding can improve education funding Commentary 2/24/2016
ConnCAN Yamuna Menon Testifies Before Joint Committee On Education Commentary 2/24/2016
Ed Next Equality of Educational Opportunity Event: Live Webcast Announcement 2/24/2016
Education Trust Elmont and Malverne: A Window on the 'Scalability' Question in School Improvement Commentary 2/24/2016
Education Trust Although ESSA Provides More Flexibility, Feds Must Remain Steadfast on Equity Commentary 2/24/2016
Fordham Institute Beyond multiple choice tests Commentary 2/24/2016
Fordham Institute Advocating for high-achievers Commentary 2/24/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 2/24/2016
Friedman Foundation New Study Shows How Arizona Parents Spend Education Savings Accounts Commentary 2/24/2016
Heartland Institute Lake Villa, Illinois Students Caught in the Crossfire Commentary 2/24/2016
Heartland Institute Wave of Violence in St. Paul Schools Sparks Talk of Teacher Strike Commentary 2/24/2016
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 2/24/2016
New America Foundation Minnesota's Linguistic Diversity and Dual Language Learner Policies Commentary 2/24/2016
New America Foundation International High School at Largo Aims to Boost Graduation Rates of EL Students Commentary 2/24/2016
New America Foundation Early Education Preparation for Principals: A Look at the Leading States Commentary 2/24/2016
AEI Ten questions the Senate should ask Obama's nominee for Secretary of Education Commentary 2/23/2016
AEI Can free enterprise redeem the incarcerated? Commentary 2/23/2016
Cato Institute More Mixed Results from Louisiana's Highly Regulated Voucher Program Commentary 2/23/2016
Center of the American Experiment CAE News Alert: Farmer Runs for School Board That Sued Him for $2.9 Million Commentary 2/23/2016
Fordham Institute Stop with the political correctness and just admit it: Lots of high school graduates aren't ready for college. Commentary 2/23/2016
Heartland Institute More Common Core Promises Evaporate Commentary 2/23/2016
Heartland Institute Alabama Lawmakers Weaken Common Core Repeal Bill Commentary 2/23/2016
Heartland Institute Activists Predict 'Chaos' If New York Repeals Common Core Commentary 2/23/2016
Heartland Institute Maryland Family Sues Government School Over Religious Class Assignments Commentary 2/23/2016
TNTP Parent-to-Parent: How Are Our Kids Learning to Read? Commentary 2/23/2016
AEI Looking backward, moving forward on Black education Commentary 2/22/2016
Brookings Institute Teacher perceptions and race Commentary 2/22/2016
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweely digest 2/22/2016
Heartland Institute Common Core Creator: Subtract Parents from Math Education Equation Commentary 2/22/2016
New America Foundation After AMAOs: Defining What Progress for English Learners Means Under ESSA Commentary 2/22/2016
New America Foundation Expanding Access to High-Quality Child Care for Infants and Toddlers Commentary 2/22/2016
Show-Me Institute Should Saint Louis Raise Property Taxes for Public Schools? Commentary 2/22/2016
Third Way The New Normal in K-12 Education Report 2/22/2016
Ed Next Will the Decline of AP Course Offerings Spur the Rise of Course Access? Commentary 2/21/2016
Manhattan Institute Closing Failing Charter Schools Reinforces Accountability Commentary 2/20/2016

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