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Think Twice Weekly Report
May 5 - May 11, 2018

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 Straight Up Conversation: Playworks CEO and Founder Jill Vialet Commentary 5/11/2018
Pioneer Institute Income and Education Levels in Gateway Cities Well Below State Average as Debate over Chapter 70 Aid Formula Heats Up Commentary 5/11/2018
AEI The Investing in Opportunity Act and charter schools Commentary 5/10/2018
Bellwether Money Talks: Empowering Students to Drive Their School’s Budget Commentary 5/10/2018
Center for American Progress Why Won’t America Invest in Its Teachers? Commentary 5/10/2018
Center of the American Experiment Why are we in such a hurry for our little kids to grow up? Commentary 5/10/2018
Center of the American Experiment Inside the Hornets’ Nest: Edina’s 5-hour school board meeting over the word “frightening” Commentary 5/10/2018
Center of the American Experiment Letter to GOP Leadership: No Pre-K Expansion; Preserving the K-12 Mission Commentary 5/10/2018
Ed Next 5 Trends for Seeding CBE Growth Commentary 5/10/2018
New America Here’s One Way to Appreciate Teachers: Understand What We’re Asking Them to Teach Commentary 5/10/2018
Bellwether How Can DC Public Schools Keep Its Best Teachers? Give Them Encouragement, Flexibility, and a Chance to Lead. Commentary 5/9/2018
Bellwether Retaining High Performers: Insights from DC Public Schools’ Teacher Exit Survey Report 5/9/2018
Cato Institute Is Public Schooling a Public Good? An Analysis of Schooling Externalities Report 5/9/2018
Center for American Progress Sex Education Standards Across the States Commentary 5/9/2018
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/9/2018
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Study Details The Positive Impact Of Chile's National School Choice Model Commentary 5/9/2018
Pioneer Institute Why it Matters That Public Charters Dominated the 2018 US News Best High School Rankings Commentary 5/9/2018
Pioneer Institute No IDEA: How Massachusetts Blocks Federal Special Education Funding for Private and Religious School Students Report 5/9/2018
Ed Next Growing Charter Schools Through Federal Opportunity Zones Commentary 5/9/2018
AEI Teacher strikes morph from pocketbook clash to partisan street theater Commentary 5/8/2018
Cato Institute On #TeacherAppreciationDay, Are Teacher Uprisings Justified? Podcast 5/8/2018
Cato Institute All School Choice Is Great, but Private Is Better Than Public Commentary 5/8/2018
Ed Next Teacher Strikes Morph from Pocketbook Clash to Partisan Street Theater Commentary 5/8/2018
Fordham Institute Finding Florida's charter school "deserts" Commentary 5/8/2018
Fordham Institute The evidence on test scores and long-term outcomes: Limited but encouraging Commentary 5/8/2018
Fordham Institute The secret ingredient to growing great readers Commentary 5/8/2018
George W. Bush Presidential Center If You Want Great Teachers, Hire Great Principals Commentary 5/8/2018
New America Looking Back and Towards the Future: Abbott Preschool After 20 Years Commentary 5/8/2018
AEI 2018 teacher strikes explained | In 60 Seconds Video 5/7/2018
ConnCAN Why I Teach Where I Teach: To Fight for Educational Equity Commentary 5/7/2018
Ed Next Is the High School Graduation Rate Really Going Up? Commentary 5/7/2018
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 5/7/2018
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: School Safety Data Underscore The Need For Child Safety Accounts Commentary 5/7/2018
New America Maryland’s Early Ed ‘Judy Centers’ Offer a Holistic Approach—and It’s Working. Commentary 5/7/2018
Brookings The Financial Stress of Teaching in Regions of Fast Economic Growth Report 5/2/2018

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