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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 19 - March 25, 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
Bellwether Education Innovation is Everything, Nothing, Beautiful Commentary 3/25/2016
Heartland Institute Education Secretary Nomination Unites Conservatives, Liberals Commentary 3/25/2016
Heartland Institute Coalition Tries to Block Parent Group's Common Core Ballot Question Commentary 3/25/2016
AEI The role of business leadership in advancing early childhood policy Video 3/24/2016
AEI A model parent or a selfish one? Commentary 3/24/2016
Bellwether How Should States Design School Rating Systems? A Conversation with an Expert Commentary 3/24/2016
Bellwether NCLB *Required* States to Look Beyond Reading and Math Proficiency. They Just Did It Poorly. Commentary 3/24/2016
Brookings Institution The 2016 Brown Center Report on American Education: HOW WELL ARE AMERICAN STUDENTS LEARNING? Report 3/24/2016
Brookings Institution Hard thinking on soft skills Commentary 3/24/2016
Cato Institute Neither Funny Nor Informative, This Core Strategy Should Die Commentary 3/24/2016
Heartland Institute West Virginia Lawmakers Pass Common Core Repeal Bill Commentary 3/24/2016
Heartland Institute Pennsylvania School District, Union Sued Over Work 'Release Time' Commentary 3/24/2016
Heritage Foundation Federally Run Schools for Native American Children Are Worst in America. Here's How to Fix That. Commentary 3/24/2016
New America Foundation New Study Links Kindergarten Social-Emotional Skills to Long-Term Success Commentary 3/24/2016
Public Impact Is Multi-Classroom Leadership Right for You? Commentary 3/24/2016
Show-Me Institute This Is What Democracy Looks Like? Commentary 3/24/2016
TNTP To Learn to Read, Kids Need Content Knowledge Commentary 3/24/2016
Bellwether 54,000 Young People Attend School In A Youth Prison But States Aren't Tracking Their Academic Data Commentary 3/23/2016
Ed Next Could Well-Meaning New Labor Rule Hurt Charter Schools, Preschools, & Tutoring Programs? Commentary 3/23/2016
Fordham Institute Challenges to the pursuit of equity in excellence Commentary 3/23/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 3/23/2016
Friedman Foundation Exploring Nebraska's Private Education Sector: Top Three Findings Commentary 3/23/2016
Heartland Institute Florida Lawmakers Approve Open-Enrollment Bill Commentary 3/23/2016
Heartland Institute Colorado Lawmaker Proposes End to Charter Schools’ Regulatory Exemptions Commentary 3/23/2016
Heartland Institute Tennessee Lawmaker Withdraws School Choice Bill Commentary 3/23/2016
New America Foundation Construction Ahead: Are State Policies Building Bridges, Detours, or Roadblocks to College? Commentary 3/23/2016
New America Foundation Fully Funding IDEA: A Democratic Dream or Just an Empty Promise? Commentary 3/23/2016
Ed Next Some New Teacher Evaluation Systems Do Make a Difference Commentary 3/22/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Equality Index: Reasons for frustration and hope Commentary 3/22/2016
Heartland Institute Reporters Insult Parents Who Choose Schools Commentary 3/22/2016
Heartland Institute Louisiana Education Funding Lawsuit Threatens School Choice Commentary 3/22/2016
Heartland Institute Georgia Judge Tosses Out Lawsuit Against Education-Expense Tax Credit Commentary 3/22/2016
Heritage Foundation Students in Voucher Program Much Less Likely to Commit Crimes, Study Finds Commentary 3/22/2016
Show-Me Institute How Much Testing Is Too Much? Commentary 3/22/2016
AEI AEI Education: Experts, highlights, and headlines Commentary 3/21/2016
Brookings Institution Reading the tea leaves: ESSA and the use of test scores in teacher evaluation Commentary 3/21/2016
Ed Next Never Judge a Book By Its Cover-Use Student Achievement Instead Commentary 3/21/2016
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 3/21/2016
Heartland Institute Mandatory Racial Ratios Block Black Missouri Student from Attending Charter School Commentary 3/21/2016
Heartland Institute Texas School District Spending Angers Parent Commentary 3/21/2016
Heartland Institute Connecticut Gov. Malloy Boosts Charter School Funding Commentary 3/21/2016
Heartland Institute Homeschooling Parents Finding Extra Help in Cooperatives Commentary 3/21/2016
New America Foundation Why States Need a Strategy on K-2 Literacy and Math Assessment Commentary 3/21/2016
Center of the American Experiment The School Safety Debate: Mollycoddle No More Commentary 3/20/2016

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