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Think Twice Weekly Report
July 30 - August 5, 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
Ed Next Urban Catholic Schools in Partnership Network Shine on State Tests Commentary 8/5/2016
Bellwether Much Ado About Grit? Interview with a Leading Psych Researcher Commentary 8/4/2016
Fordham Institute The case for (some) teacher turnover in charter schools Commentary 8/4/2016
Fordham Institute Jill Stein quotes about education Commentary 8/4/2016
New America Foundation Preparing Rural Students for College and Career Commentary 8/4/2016
TNTP On Teacher Prep, the Data Speaks Volumes—If We Let It Commentary 8/4/2016
AEI Creating Birds of a Feather: The Potential of Similarity to Connect Teachers and Students Report 8/3/2016
AEI Preserve our liberty to learn Commentary 8/3/2016
ConnCAN SAT Scores: Six Out Of 10 CT Students Are Ready For College-Level Work In English Language Arts, Fewer Are Ready In Math Commentary 8/3/2016
Ed Choice The Next Accountability Part 1: What We Want Commentary 8/3/2016
Ed Next A Response to Chester E. Finn’s Open Letter Commentary 8/3/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/3/2016
Fordham Institute Faith, hope, hard work, and results Commentary 8/3/2016
Fordham Institute Change the narrow focus on grade-level proficiency Commentary 8/3/2016
Fordham Institute Three recommendations to improve online charter schools Commentary 8/3/2016
Fordham Institute Project-based learning needs more learning Commentary 8/3/2016
Heartland Institute Bill to Reform California Teacher Tenure Rules Defeated In Committee Commentary 8/3/2016
Heartland Institute Arizona ESA Program Receives Good Grade From State Audit Commentary 8/3/2016
Heartland Institute Nevada High Court Considers Biggest School Choice Program Ever Commentary 8/3/2016
Heritage Foundation We Asked Democrats About School Choice. Here’s What They Said. Video 8/3/2016
Mackinac Center School Choice Benefits All Students Commentary 8/3/2016
New America Foundation A New Survey Upends Assumptions About How Low-Income Parents Prepare Young Children for School Commentary 8/3/2016
AEI How Media Coverage of Charter Schools Changed in the Past Decade Report 8/2/2016
Bellwether The Error of Our Ways: Education and Mass Incarceration Commentary 8/2/2016
ConnCAN NAEP Scores Show Need To Improve In Technology and Engineering Proficiency Commentary 8/2/2016
Ed Choice (formerly Friedman Foundation) BRIEF: School Choice in the States July 2016 Commentary 8/2/2016
Fordham Institute Enrollment and Achievement in Ohio's Virtual Charter Schools Report 8/2/2016
Heartland Institute Give Special-Needs Kids Best Possible Education Commentary 8/2/2016
Reason Foundation School Choice, Funding Portability, and Trends In Educational Privatization Report 8/2/2016
Fordham Institute Two changes to the Department of Education's ESSA implementation rule Commentary 8/1/2016
New America Foundation Integrating Technology in Early Literacy Commentary 8/1/2016
New America Foundation Teacher Preparation Programs: Measuring Success Commentary 8/1/2016
Public Impact Fresh Ideas for ESSA Excellence: Four Opportunities for State Leaders Report 7/29/2016
TNTP ACCOUNTABILITY UNDER ESSA: How States Can Design Systems That Advance Equity and Opportunity Report 7/27/2016
Fordham Institute An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Commentary 7/24/2016

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