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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 30 - May 6, 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 Scaling up: Successes and challenges of growing high-quality charter networks Report 5/6/2016
AEI How to solve charter schools' biggest challenge Commentary 5/6/2016
AEI What skills should we teach our kids to robot-proof their careers? Commentary 5/6/2016
Fordham Institute Is "district" an operative word? Commentary 5/6/2016
Fordham Institute Regulators need to use test scores with great care Commentary 5/6/2016
Fordham Institute Test score gains predict long-term outcomes, so we shouldn't be too shy about using them Commentary 5/6/2016
Friedman Foundation How the Friedman Foundation Estimates Educational Choice Program Eligibility Commentary 5/6/2016
Heartland Institute Arizona Bill Would Expand Scholarship Account Program Commentary 5/6/2016
Heartland Institute Ohio Board of Education Seeks Public Input for Update of State Standards Commentary 5/6/2016
New America Foundation Principals Go Back to Kindergarten Commentary 5/6/2016
Progressive Policy Institute A 21st Century School System in the Mile High City Commentary 5/6/2016
AEI Examining the next step in school choice Commentary 5/5/2016
AEI Banter #219: Katharine Stevens on early childhood education Podcast 5/5/2016
Brookings Institute The opportunities and challenges of digital learning Commentary 5/5/2016
Center of the American Experiment Taxpayers Press for Referendum Re-Do in Bid to Halt School Construction Commentary 5/5/2016
CRPE Improving Authorizing to Advance District-Charter Collaboration Commentary 5/5/2016
Ed Next Local Control and Equity Do Not Mix Commentary 5/5/2016
Education Trust To Have Strong Teachers, We Need Strong Principals Commentary 5/5/2016
Fordham Institute Test scores don't tell us everything, but they certainly tell us something about school quality and student success Commentary 5/5/2016
Heartland Institute Bill to End Common Core in Kansas Passes Committee, Defeated in Floor Vote Commentary 5/5/2016
Heartland Institute Colorado Senate Passes Bill to Require Equal Distribution of Local Funds to Charter Schools Commentary 5/5/2016
Heartland Institute National Test Scores Dip Yet Again Commentary 5/5/2016
Heartland Institute It's Time to Dump Detroit Public Schools Commentary 5/5/2016
Mackinac Center Detroit Charters Face All of the Obstacles of Detroit Public Schools - And Overcome Them Commentary 5/5/2016
New America Foundation Principal's Corner: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in PreK-3rd Grade Report 5/5/2016
New America Foundation 5 Things Teachers Aren’t Learning About How Children Learn Commentary 5/5/2016
Public Impact Measuring School Turnaround Success Report 5/5/2016
Show-Me Institute Are Property Taxes For Education Fair? Video 5/5/2016
TNTP I'm Sorry, Terrance: Ending the Silence for My LGBTQ Students Commentary 5/5/2016
Brookings Institute School superintendents have no contractual obligation to improve learning Commentary 5/4/2016
Cato Institute New Study on K-12 Education Commentary 5/4/2016
Ed Next Student Achievement and Every State’s Economic Future Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute What reformers can do to expand charters and choice besides advocating for policy change Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute Rely on local actors, instead of faulty information, to make judgements about school quality Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute Donald Trump quotes about education Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute I strongly support charter schools. That's why I’m so tough on them. Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute Paying homage to charter schools' early trailblazers Commentary 5/4/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/4/2016
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States April 2016 Commentary 5/4/2016
New America Foundation Philadelphia Pre-K Commission Issues Final Report, Future of Program Still Unclear Commentary 5/4/2016
New America Foundation The Core, Or Not the Core — That Is the Question Commentary 5/4/2016
AEI Handing Over Charter School Governance in New Orleans: Louisiana Senate Bill 432 in Brief Report 5/3/2016
Fordham Institute Shut bad schools for low performance, but don't draw conclusions from test scores alone Commentary 5/3/2016
Fordham Institute Revamp of Charter Schools Program incentivizes (mostly) the right things Commentary 5/3/2016
Gates Foundation Know Your Numbers - Empowering Student Success Commentary 5/3/2016
New America Foundation How to Appreciate Teachers EVERY Day Commentary 5/3/2016
New America Foundation EHS-Child Care Partnerships: The Rising Tide That Lifts All Boats Commentary 5/3/2016
Brookings Institute A. Alfred Taubman Forum on Public Policy examines 25 years of charter schools in America Commentary 5/2/2016
CRPE Survey Says: Charter Authorizers Have Work to Do on Special Education Commentary 5/2/2016
Fordham Institute The weak predictive power of test scores Commentary 5/2/2016
Fordham Institute Virtual schools mean real work for charter supporters Commentary 5/2/2016
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 5/2/2016

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