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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 26 - April 1, 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
AEI A trick for attracting science, math, and special ed teachers Commentary 4/1/2016
Center on Education Policy Will the Light Shine on Education? Commentary 4/1/2016
Education Next The Chicago Teacher Pension Crisis: By the Numbers Commentary 4/1/2016
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Who’s to Blame? Public School Districts’ Teacher Pension Dilemma Commentary 4/1/2016
New America Foundation Tennessee Isn’t Giving Up on Pre-K Commentary 4/1/2016
Reason Foundation Weighted Student Formula Brings School Funding Into 21st Century Commentary 4/1/2016
Reason Foundation Your Neighborhood Shouldn't Determine the Quality of Your Education Commentary 4/1/2016
Reason Foundation How to Fix the Hiring Process for Teachers Commentary 4/1/2016
Ed Next A Trick for Attracting Science, Math, and Special Ed Teachers Commentary 3/31/2016
Illinois Policy Institute Chicago Teachers Union’s Karen Lewis: ‘I Am In The 5 Percent’ Commentary 3/31/2016
New America Foundation Improving Quality Among Family Child Care Providers Commentary 3/31/2016
Pioneer Institute Public Statement: MA Senate Bill Ducks Moral Responsibility to Lead on Charter Schools Commentary 3/31/2016
TNTP How Do Education Pros Pick Schools for Their Kids? Commentary 3/31/2016
Brookings Institute Common Core’s major political challenges for the remainder of 2016 Commentary 3/30/2016
Ed Next Should Non-Cognitive Skills Be Included in School Accountability Systems? Commentary 3/30/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 3/30/2016
Gates Foundation+KK13:M15 Districts Rising: Supporting Students by Supporting Teachers in Nevada Commentary 3/30/2016
Heartland Institute Upstart College Exam Challenges ACT, SAT Commentary 3/30/2016
Heartland Institute Michigan Lawmaker Proposes Using School Buses for Traffic Enforcement Commentary 3/30/2016
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 3/30/2016
Bellwether Can Catholic schools come back from the brink? Commentary 3/29/2016
Cato Institute Friedrichs Decision Is a Blow Against Educational Excellence Commentary 3/29/2016
Heartland Institute Lawmaker Vows to Fight Veto of Virginia Homeschooler Athletics Bill Commentary 3/29/2016
Heartland Institute Reading Is Not ‘Getting Meaning from Print’ Commentary 3/29/2016
Heartland Institute Chicago Charter School Creation Slowed by Board, Unions Commentary 3/29/2016
New America Foundation Multilingualism and American Schools: Sensible Policies, Senseless Politics Commentary 3/29/2016
Reason Foundation Student-Based Budgeting Newsletter, March 2016 Commentary 3/29/2016
StudentsFirst 50CAN and StudentsFirst merge to strengthen support for local education leaders across the country Commentary 3/29/2016
TNTP Dispatches from Great Classrooms: Reno, Nevada Commentary 3/29/2016
Brookings Institute Brookings Live: Reading and math in the Common Core era Video 3/28/2016
Education Trust Capstone Projects Are Only as Successful as the Work That Precedes Them Commentary 3/28/2016
Fordham Institute The teacher hazing ritual Commentary 3/28/2016
Fordham Institute ESSA accountability: Don't forget the high-achievers Commentary 3/28/2016
Heartland Institute Oklahoma Homeschooling Group, State University Make Athletics-Access Deal Commentary 3/28/2016
Heartland Institute Testimony: New U.S. Department of Education Head Opposes Washington, DC Scholarship Program Commentary 3/28/2016
Heritage Foundation Chicago Teachers to Walk Out Again on 400,000 Schoolchildren Commentary 3/28/2016
New America Foundation How Portland Public Schools is Building a Pipeline of Bilingual Teachers Commentary 3/28/2016
New America Foundation Integrating Language and Content: Science for Dual Language Learners Commentary 3/28/2016
New America Foundation Meeting Special Needs: A Call for Universal Screenings Commentary 3/28/2016
New America Foundation Too Many States Set a Low Bar to Become a Child Care Teacher or Leader Commentary 3/28/2016
Ed Next How Many Teachers Deserve Adequate Retirement Benefits? Some? Most? All? Commentary 3/27/2016
Heartland Institute Illinois Lawmakers Propose State Supervision of Chicago Government Schools Commentary 3/26/2016
Center of the American Experiment Our Greatest Thinkers Knew It Long Ago: There's a Better Approach to Teaching than 'Culturally Relevant Pedagogy' Commentary 3/25/2016

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