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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 17 - September 23, 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
Center of the American Experiment Editorial counterpoint: Absenteeism issue missed a big point – the kids Commentary 9/23/2016
Ed Next Getting Past the Broken "Teachers vs. Technology" Debate Commentary 9/23/2016
Fordham Institute What are "text sets," and why use them in the classroom? Commentary 9/23/2016
Heartland Institute Moving School Choice Ooutside The Government Box Commentary 9/23/2016
Bellwether Lessons Learned from 10 Years of Denver Public School’s Teacher Compensation System Commentary 9/22/2016
Center for American Progress Counsel or Criminalize?: Why Students of Color Need Supports, Not Suspensions Report 9/22/2016
Ed Next Beware the Iconography Trap of Personalized Learning: Rigor Matters Commentary 9/22/2016
Ed Next Hiring Teachers After the School Year Starts Harms Students Commentary 9/22/2016
Ed Next As an Education Prez, Trump Would be Obama’s Spiritual Heir Commentary 9/22/2016
Fordham Institute Why do I have to explain my answer? Advice for parents in the age of Common Core Commentary 9/22/2016
Heartland Institute Texas Considers School Choice Again Commentary 9/22/2016
Heritage Foundation Black Education Leaders Fight NAACP on Charter Schools Commentary 9/22/2016
Mackinac Center Union Survey: Michigan Teachers Want Pension Reform Commentary 9/22/2016
Show-Me Institute How Can Schools Raise Property Taxes Without Voter Approval Commentary 9/22/2016
AEI No college left behind? Commentary 9/21/2016
Bellwether The U.S. Education Innovation Index: Prototype and Report Report 9/21/2016
Bellwether XQ Prize-Winning School Will Provide Educational Continuity for Disconnected Youth Commentary 9/21/2016
Bellwether States Need to Get Real on Testing Tradeoffs Before Making Another Big Switch Commentary 9/21/2016
Center of the American Experiment An Invitation to More Violence in the St. Paul Public Schools Commentary 9/21/2016
CRPE Why Schools Shouldn’t Go It Alone on Personalized Learning Commentary 9/21/2016
Ed Next The Financial Impact of Charter School Growth on District Schools in Massachusetts Commentary 9/21/2016
Fordham Institute Why the excellence gap matters for civil rights Video 9/21/2016
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/21/2016
Heartland Institute Growth OfF Oklahoma Homeschool Co-Op Highlights Expanding Movement Commentary 9/21/2016
Heritage Foundation What Obama's Education Secretary Got Wrong About Homeschoolers Commentary 9/21/2016
Pioneer Institute Op-ed: Charter and district schools need not be adversaries Commentary 9/21/2016
Show-Me Institute Do You Hear That? It's The Drumbeat For School Choice Getting Louder Commentary 9/21/2016
TNTP Raising Parent Voices to Demand a Better Education Commentary 9/21/2016
AEI More money, same problems Commentary 9/20/2016
Ed Choice Surveying State Legislators Report 9/20/2016
Ed Next What the XQ Super School Design Challenge Gets Right Commentary 9/20/2016
Fordham Institute Opening the doors wide for all high-achieving kids Commentary 9/20/2016
Heartland Institute Alaska Passes Bill Allowing Parents To Withdraw Kids From Standardized Tests, Sex Ed Commentary 9/20/2016
Mackinac Center More to Charter Special Ed Gap than Meets the Eye Commentary 9/20/2016
Public Impact Opportunity Culture Voices: My Unexpected Journey to Teacher Leadership Commentary 9/20/2016
Reason Foundation Nation's Fifth Largest School District to Overhaul Funding System Commentary 9/20/2016
AEI A conservative K-12 agenda: Ideas for the next president Commentary 9/19/2016
Brookings Institution School calendars and Maryland's Labor Day mess Commentary 9/19/2016
Ed Next Tackle Teacher Shortages with Online Learning Commentary 9/19/2016
Ed Next Would Martin Luther King Have Supported Charter Schools? Commentary 9/19/2016
Ed Next My Mixed Feelings on XQ’s 'Super Schools' Commentary 9/19/2016
Ed Next Massachusetts Charter Cap Holds Back Disadvantaged Students Commentary 9/19/2016
Education Trust Tackling Achievement Gaps From Summer Learning Loss Commentary 9/19/2016
Fordham Institute Overhauling special education: A futile hope? Commentary 9/19/2016
Fordham Institute Stop wasting money teaching millions of students content they already know Commentary 9/19/2016
Heartland Institute Florida Moms Continue Fight For Mandatory Recess Commentary 9/19/2016
Pioneer Institute Education Access Event to Feature Daughter of Lead Plaintiff in Brown vs Board of Ed Video 9/19/2016

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