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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 4 - August 10, 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
NCTQ NCTQ Databurst: Strengthening Reading Instruction through Better Preparation of Elementary and Special Education Teachers Report 8/10/2018
Brookings Accountability for early education - a different approach and some positive signs Commentary 8/9/2018
Center of the American Experiment Evidence suggests that moving away from seniority pay improves teacher quality Commentary 8/9/2018
EdNext Becoming an Instructional Coach Commentary 8/9/2018
Fordham Institute Working toward a consensus between reformers and those often opposed to them Commentary 8/9/2018
Public Impact The Risks and Rewards of Using Bended Learning to Reach More Students Commentary 8/9/2018
TNTP What a Fourth Grader Taught Me About Supporting ELL Students Like Her Commentary 8/9/2018
AEI 5 inadvertent lessons from former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s memoir Commentary 8/8/2018
AEI The predictable results of Denver schools’ ‘lunch-shaming’ prevention policy Commentary 8/8/2018
CRPE Personalized Learning’s Weakest Link? Commentary 8/8/2018
Fordham Institute The Knowledge Matters school tour: A visit to seven schools adopting high-quality English language arts curricula Commentary 8/8/2018
Fordham Institute The best educational YouTube channels for kids Commentary 8/8/2018
Fordham Institute LeBron's school isn't a charter, but it puts kids first—and that's all that matters Commentary 8/8/2018
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/8/2018
George W. Bush Institute Texas Releases New School Accountability Ranking System Video 8/8/2018
George W. Bush Institute Summer Camp: Austin Independent School District Commentary 8/8/2018
New America California's Call to Action: Helping More Students Become Bilingual Commentary 8/8/2018
ExcelinEd What role does state policy play in the portfolio model? Commentary 8/8/2018
Ed Choice Legal Updates with Leslie: Janus, Florida and Puerto Rico Podcast 8/7/2018
Fordham Institute It won't always be the right call, but sometimes suspension isn't the answer Commentary 8/7/2018
Mackinac Center MDE Overreach a Serious Concern Commentary 8/7/2018
New America Is the Department Setting Up its Open Textbook Pilot to Scale—Or to Fail? Commentary 8/7/2018
WILL Money for Nothing: The Relationship Between Various Types of School Funding and Academic Outcomes Report 8/7/2018
Ed Choice Mapping Drive Times from Private Schools in New Hampshire Commentary 8/6/2018
EdNext School Policies and the Success of Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students Commentary 8/6/2018
ExcelinEd Funding What Really Matters: New Education Financial Modeling Tool for Policymakers Commentary 8/6/2018
ExcelinEd What is the portfolio model? Commentary 8/6/2018
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 8/6/2018
Heartland Foundation Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Education: The Homeschooling Option Commentary 8/6/2018
New America Connecting High Schoolers to Apprenticeships Commentary 8/6/2018
New America Baby Steps? Big Changes? One Way Louisiana is Strengthening its ECE Workforce Commentary 8/6/2018
Show-Me Institute Missouri Public Teachers, Take Note: Union Membership Is Optional Commentary 8/6/2018

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