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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 29 - October 5, 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
EdNext Straight Up Conversation: Teachers Who Pray Founder Marilyn Rhames Interview 10/5/2018
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Time For Georgia To Make The Special Needs Scholarship Program Universal Commentary 10/5/2018
New America Can Dual Language Teachers Be Language Policymakers in their Schools? Commentary 10/5/2018
AEI Why spatial reasoning matters for education policy Report 10/4/2018
Bellwether Behind the Scenes on Our New Education-Themed Web Game Commentary 10/4/2018
CRPE San Antonio ISD’s Innovations Offer National Lessons Commentary 10/4/2018
EdNext New Field Trip Study Commentary 10/4/2018
ExcelinEd #AskExcelinEd: 12 Can’t-Miss Conversations at #EIE18 Announcement 10/4/2018
TNTP The Opportunity Myth: From Conversation to Action Video 10/4/2018
Urban Institute Going the Distance: Understand the Benefits of a Long Commute to School Report 10/4/2018
AEI AEI Education Podcast: Field trips and arts education with Jay Greene and Sunil Iyengar Podcast 10/3/2018
Brookings Schools need to educate our sons and daughters that no means no Commentary 10/3/2018
Center of the American Experiment MN & WI schools both recognized for academic excellence, but only WI schools recognized for progress on closing achievement gaps Commentary 10/3/2018
ExcelinEd Perkins V Reauthorization: Opportunities, Challenges and Risks for States. Report 10/3/2018
Fordham Institute Menlo Park Academy gives gifted children in Cleveland a unique space where they can thrive Commentary 10/3/2018
Fordham Institute Hey, Marc Tucker: You don't have to travel to Singapore or Shanghai to see world-class systems Commentary 10/3/2018
Fordham Institute Education research: What is it good for? (Absolutely nothing? Say it again.) Commentary 10/3/2018
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/3/2018
NCTQ Teacher transfers: finding the right fit Commentary 10/3/2018
New America States Consider Financial Incentives to Mitigate Teacher Shortages—But Will They Work? Commentary 10/3/2018
Brookings Institution A Review of Large-Scale Youth Financial Literacy Education Policies and Programs Report 10/3/2018
AEI Lessons for state-level reformers in the ESSA era Commentary 10/2/2018
Bellwether Can Better Data Infrastructure Prevent School Violence? We Think So. Commentary 10/2/2018
Center of the American Experiment Big Lake Students Explore Apprenticeships During Career Fair Commentary 10/2/2018
Ed Choice Do-Over or Double Down? Working Toward a New K–12 Education Accountability Ecosystem Report 10/2/2018
EdNext Lessons for State-Level Reformers in the ESSA Era Commentary 10/2/2018
EdNext Strategies for Implementing Personalized Learning While Evidence and Resources Are Underdeveloped Commentary (from RAND Corporation report) 10/2/2018
ExcelinEd Do Well in School, Do Well in Life, Right? Unfortunately, No. Commentary 10/2/2018
ExcelinEd ExcelinEd’s Opportunity Learning Hub Provides Quick, Efficient Way to Learn About Educational Options Announcement 10/2/2018
Mackinac Center Don't Put Faith in Class-Size Reduction Commentary 10/2/2018
New America Preparing Competent Early Childhood Educators: Is Higher Education Up to the Task? Commentary 10/2/2018
New America Early Math Integration Starts with Teacher Preparation Programs Commentary 10/2/2018
New America Department of Education awards sole Open Textbook Pilot grant Commentary 10/2/2018
PPI Why Suburban Districts Need Public Charter Schools Too Report 10/2/2018
Show-Me Institute What Type Of School Do You Like? Commentary 10/2/2018
WILL WILL Blog | Flanders: Looking At Today’s Forward Exam Results Released From The DPI Commentary 10/2/2018
AEI The coddling of the American mind: A discussion with Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt Video 10/1/2018
Fordham Institute Use federal Charter Schools Program dollars to get innovative with high schools Commentary 10/1/2018
Fordham Institute How student engagement differs across school types and student groups Commentary 10/1/2018
Fordham Institute VIDEO: Education 20/20: Heather Mac Donald on Double Standards in School Discipline Video 10/1/2018
New America JFF's Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning empowers partners to expand high-quality apprenticeships Commentary 10/1/2018
Public Impact Improving Reading Outcomes–New Column from NC Early Childhood Foundation Commentary 10/1/2018

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