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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 23 - April 29, 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
Cato Institute AFT Message to Pearson: Hands off Our Monopoly! Commentary 4/29/2016
Fordham Institute Coming next week: Jay Greene and I debate school choice and the role of test scores in determining school quality Commentary 4/29/2016
Fordham Institute America's Report Card: We're still ignoring low-income high-achievers Commentary 4/29/2016
Mackinac Center How Two Similar School Districts Get Such Different Results Commentary 4/29/2016
New America Foundation Standing Together Against Suspension & Expulsion in Early Childhood Commentary 4/29/2016
New America Foundation More Meaningful Assessment for Dual Language Learners Commentary 4/29/2016
AEI Education and civil society Commentary 4/28/2016
AEI What are parents thinking about charter schools? Commentary 4/28/2016
Brookings Institute Don't believe the headlines: Educational standards are not collapsing Commentary 4/28/2016
Cato Institute Congress Voting to Save School Choice in D.C. Commentary 4/28/2016
CRPE Principals Are Not at the Top of States' Talent Agenda—But They Should Be Commentary 4/28/2016
Fordham Institute Announcing the Fordham Institute's third annual Wonkathon. This year's topic: ESSA and parental choice Announcement 4/28/2016
Heartland Institute We Can't Trust the Feds, Says Lamar Alexander Commentary 4/28/2016
Heartland Institute Without This Option, School Choice Would Shrivel Commentary 4/28/2016
Heritage Foundation DC Gets Another Chance to Embrace School Choice Commentary 4/28/2016
Illinois Policy Institute School District Consolidation A Step Toward Much-Needed Property Tax Relief Commentary 4/28/2016
New America Foundation Proposed Child Nutrition Bill Could Reverse Progress on Food Security Commentary 4/28/2016
Pioneer Institute The Education Writers Association casts its narrowing gaze on Boston, May 1-3 Commentary 4/28/2016
Show-Me Institute #Dropthesuit, Explained Commentary 4/28/2016
TNTP Developing Leaders to Turn Around Schools and Outcomes in Philadelphia Commentary 4/28/2016
AEI Children left behind Commentary 4/27/2016
Brookings Institute The sunlight effect: More equitable spending on its way regardless of rulemaking Commentary 4/27/2016
Cato Institute Newest Test Scores are Bad News for Centralized Education, Common Core Commentary 4/27/2016
Ed Next Following the Money in Personalized Learning Commentary 4/27/2016
Education Trust Statement from The Education Trust on 12th-Grade Reading and Mathematics Results From the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress Commentary 4/27/2016
Fordham Institute Using Google Maps to get charter students to school Commentary 4/27/2016
Fordham Institute The Office for Civil Rights jumps to conclusions on school discipline Commentary 4/27/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/27/2016
TNTP Hiring More Security Officers Won’t Solve Our Problems With School Discipline Commentary 4/27/2016
AEI Congress has a chance to get education research right Commentary 4/26/2016
AEI Why K-12 education needs the entrepreneurial spirit Commentary 4/26/2016
AEI We're asking the wrong questions about early childhood education Commentary 4/26/2016
AEI The Title I funding fight Commentary 4/26/2016
Bellwether Building a Prison-to-Promise Pipeline Commentary 4/26/2016
CRPE & Fordham Institute A Policymaker's Guide to Improving School Leadership Report 4/26/2016
Fordham Institute Five bad reasons to preserve the school leadership status quo Commentary 4/26/2016
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 4/26/2016
New America Foundation Paraprofessionals Could Help Solve Bilingual Teacher Shortages Commentary 4/26/2016
Show-Me Institute How Well Are Rural Students Performing? Report 4/26/2016
AEI School reformers must stop giving parents a pass Commentary 4/25/2016
AEI Simplifying charter school authorization for high performers Commentary 4/25/2016
CRPE Tough Sledding Ahead as NOLA Schools Return to Local Control Commentary 4/25/2016
Heartland Institute Get Ready To Ditch The SAT And ACT Commentary 4/25/2016
New America Foundation At White House, #STEMStartsEarly, with Comments Invited on Tech Policy Commentary 4/25/2016

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