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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 13 - August 19, 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 Banter #234: Sally Mackin on community revitalization Podcast 8/19/2016
Brookings Institution The many ways teacher diversity may benefit students Commentary 8/19/2016
ConnCAN Connecticut Students Make Gains On Smarter Balanced Assessment, But Large Opportunity Gaps Remain Commentary 8/19/2016
CRPE Herding Cats: Managing Diverse Charter School Interests in Collaboration Efforts Report 8/19/2016
Ed Next Squeezing the Public School Districts in Louisiana Commentary 8/19/2016
Gates Foundation Ready for Kindergarten Commentary 8/19/2016
Heartland Institute Utah School Board Considers Rejecting Federal Money To Avoid Transgender Rules Commentary 8/19/2016
Public Impact ESSA Opportunities for Excellence: New Real Clear Ed Column Commentary 8/19/2016
Show-Me Institute The Charter School Discipline Problem That Isn’t Commentary 8/19/2016
Brookings Institution High hopes and harsh realities: The real challenges to building a diverse teacher workforce Report 8/18/2016
Brookings Institution The alarming effect of racial mismatch on teacher expectations Commentary 8/18/2016
Ed Choice Top Findings From New Arkansas Private School Survey Commentary 8/18/2016
Heartland Institute Exploring Arkansas’s Private Education Sector Report 8/18/2016
Heartland Institute California ‘Parent Trigger’ Battle Ends In Compromise Commentary 8/18/2016
Heartland Institute Massachusetts Voters To Decide On Whether To Lift Charter School Cap Commentary 8/18/2016
Mackinac Center Putting School Funding Inequity in Perspective Commentary 8/18/2016
New America Foundation Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Services for ELs Commentary 8/18/2016
Show-Me Institute Teacher Licensure Screens Will Not Improve Public Education Commentary 8/18/2016
AEI The debate on school discipline Commentary 8/17/2016
Center for American Progress Reading, Writing, and the Common Core State Standards Report 8/17/2016
Ed Next Taking a Lesson from The Boys in the Boat and Aiming for ‘Swing’ Commentary 8/17/2016
Fordham Institute Knowledge matters: E. D. Hirsch, Jr.'s fifth book on education is as important as his first Commentary 8/17/2016
Fordham Institute J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy is required reading for education reformers Commentary 8/17/2016
Fordham Institute Enabling better studies of virtual charter schools Commentary 8/17/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/17/2016
Mackinac Center Lessons from Muskegon Heights School Overhaul Commentary 8/17/2016
New America Foundation Mike Pence's Mixed Record on Early Education Commentary 8/17/2016
New America Foundation Honey, I shrunk the budget!: How the Child Care Non-System Hurts Families Commentary 8/17/2016
Pioneer Institute Expanding Educational Opportunities: Best Practices in U.S. Summer Enrichment Programs Report 8/17/2016
AEI Differences on balance: National comparisons of charter and traditional public schools Report 8/16/2016
AEI A different kind of charter diversity Commentary 8/16/2016
Bellwether ESSA Didn’t Settle Federal Education Policy. Far From It. Commentary 8/16/2016
Cato Institute Case Dismissed in Lawsuit Against Florida School Choice… Again Commentary 8/16/2016
Fordham Institute How do we define success for gifted students? Commentary 8/16/2016
Heartland Institute Ravitch Is Right On Common Core, Wrong On Main Causes Of Poor Achievement Commentary 8/16/2016
Heartland Institute Rethinking Education ‘Accountability’ Commentary 8/16/2016
Heartland Institute Maryland Families Not Paying Required Tuition To Attend Dc Schools, Audit Shows Commentary 8/16/2016
TNTP Higher Standards Create a Sense of Possibility, Not “Failure” Commentary 8/16/2016
Cato Institute School Choice Lawsuits Update: Summer 2016 Edition Commentary 8/15/2016
Ed Next Arizona’s First Audit of Education Savings Accounts is Instructive Commentary 8/15/2016
Ed Next Political Science for Ed Reform Dummies Commentary 8/15/2016
Education Trust What Students Have to Gain From the Arts Commentary 8/15/2016
New America Foundation Putting Families First: Digital Strategies for Early Literacy, Part Two Commentary 8/15/2016
University of Arkansas Squeezing the Public School Districts: The Fiscal Effects of Eliminating the Louisiana Scholarship Program Report 8/11/2016

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