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Think Twice Weekly Report
May 18 - May 24, 2013

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
Education Next Bad to Good and Good to Great Commentary 5/24/2013
Illinois Policy Institute CPS school closings: teachers union demands added pressure to an already-buckling district Commentary 5/24/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Top Ten Takeaways: Common Assessments (Part 2 of 2) Commentary 5/24/2013
Cato Institute Which State Will Expand School Choice Next? Commentary 5/23/2013
ConnCAN Kids need the Commissioner’s Network Commentary 5/23/2013
EdSector Teacher Benefits Are Eating Away At Salaries Commentary 5/23/2013
Education Next By the Company It Keeps: Tim Daly Commentary 5/23/2013
Heartland Institute Poll: Americans Likely to Support Parent Trigger Laws Commentary 5/23/2013
Heartland Institute Richard Innes: Schools, Data-Mining, and Invasions of Privacy (podcast) Podcast 5/23/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Top Ten Takeaways: Common Assessments (Part 1 of 2) Commentary 5/23/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/23/2013
American Enterprise Institute Audio: NCLB sanctions: Tests taken, lessons learned Audio of event 5/22/2013
Brookings Institution Do Americans Know How Well Their State’s Schools Perform? Commentary 5/22/2013
Cato Institute Dear Arne: States Have “Unique Circumstances.” Please Coerce Uniformity Commentary 5/22/2013
Cato Institute Public School Spending. “Officials” vs. “Some Critics” Commentary 5/22/2013
Manhattan Institute New York’s Public School Paradox Commentary 5/22/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute By the Company It Keeps: Tim Daly Commentary 5/22/2013
American Enterprise Institute Were all those standardized tests for nothing? The lessons of No Child Left Behind Report 5/21/2013
Cato Institute Who’s Afraid of School Profits? Commentary 5/21/2013
Democrats for Education Reform Culture of Countenance Report 5/21/2013
Mackinac Center for Public Policy Michigan Education Digest Weekly digest 5/21/2013
New America Foundation Map Provides Context for Reforms of Teacher Evaluation Systems Commentary 5/21/2013
StudentsFirst In NYC, Rhetoric vs. Reality Commentary 5/21/2013

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