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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 9 - April 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
Bellwether Livetweeting #Vergara Commentary 4/15/2016
Brookings Institution Better schools or different students? The relationship between immigration reform and school performance in Arizona Commentary 4/15/2016
Cato Institute On Vergara: Stop Making Parents and Children Wards of the State Commentary 4/15/2016
Ed Next Blended Learning Can Enable Teachers to Focus on Cognitive Skills Commentary 4/15/2016
Fordham Institute Expanding CTE: Dual enrollment and regional technical centers Commentary 4/15/2016
New America Foundation Federal English Learners Policy Changes: Lots of Talk, Little Policy Clarity Commentary 4/15/2016
New America Foundation In Six States, Religious Child Care Centers Operate With Little to No Regulation Commentary 4/15/2016
Public Impact Learning from Tennessee: Growing High-Quality Charter Schools Commentary 4/15/2016
Show-Me Institute State Senate Votes To Reward A Smaller Mizzou With Millions Of Extra Dollars Commentary 4/15/2016
Show-Me Institute What to Make of the Kansas City School Board Elections Commentary 4/15/2016
AEI Secretary of Education King off to a disappointing start Commentary 4/14/2016
Center on Education Policy As policymakers consider a reauthorized ESEA, let's try using what we know about federal policies for school improvement. Commentary 4/14/2016
Ed Next Measuring and Teaching Character Skills Commentary 4/14/2016
Fordham Institute Illinois is failing its gifted students Commentary 4/14/2016
Fordham Institute Relax, Democrats: Hillary Clinton still supports testing Commentary 4/14/2016
Fordham Institute CTE and Big Data: Why education needs more of both Commentary 4/14/2016
Heartland Institute School Choice Fosters Racial, Economic Equity Commentary 4/14/2016
Show-Me Institute Essay: Rural Education Reform Commentary 4/14/2016
TNTP These High Schoolers Learn History to Make History Commentary 4/14/2016
AEI What Frustrates Me About AERA Commentary 4/13/2016
Brookings Institution Personalized learning is a useful tool, not a panacea Commentary 4/13/2016
Fordham Institute Sean "Diddy" Combs, patron saint of education? Commentary 4/13/2016
Fordham Institute ESSA oversight hearing: Full transcript Commentary 4/13/2016
Fordham Institute Why students are not opting out at my Catholic schools Commentary 4/13/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/13/2016
Show-Me Institute Rural Students Could Benefit From Charter Schools, Too Commentary 4/13/2016
University of Arkansas Measuring Teacher Conscientiousness and its Impact on Students Report 4/13/2016
AEI Does Pre-K Work? The Research on Ten Early Childhood Programs-And What It Tells Us Report 4/12/2016
AEI Education doesn’t need a civil rights solution Commentary 4/12/2016
Bellwether How One NOLA Charter School Is Shifting the Dialogue on Discipline Commentary 4/12/2016
Cato Institute How School Districts Resist Reform: Newark Edition Commentary 4/12/2016
ConnCAN ConnCAN Responds To Governor Malloy's Revised Budget Adjustments Commentary 4/12/2016
CRPE Wrap-Around Services Alone Won't Improve Student Outcomes Commentary 4/12/2016
Gates Foundation Tool-Hungry Teachers Swim With Developers in Shark Tanks Commentary 4/12/2016
Gates Foundation Literacy Leaders Can Be Found in All Subjects Commentary 4/12/2016
Heartland Institute Author Peter W. Wood Proclaims 'Common Core is Dead' Commentary 4/12/2016
Bellwether Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act: Picking Up Where ESSA Left Off? Commentary 4/11/2016
Ed Next Helping to Level the AP Playing Field: Why Eighth Grade Math Matters More Than You Think Commentary 4/11/2016
Fordham Institute Draft ESSA regulations: A mixed bag for educational excellence Commentary 4/11/2016
Mackinac Center Trust Parents with Schools of Choice Commentary 4/11/2016
New America Foundation New Research: Children of Immigrants Benefit from Integrated Support Commentary 4/11/2016
New America Foundation Nationwide High-Quality, Universal Pre-K Could Significantly Reduce Achievement Gaps Commentary 4/11/2016
Ed Next How ED's Proposed Supplement not Supplant Regulations Could Backfire on Equity Commentary 4/5/2016

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