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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 12 - October 18
, 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 Rain of Errors Commentary 10/18/2013
Heartland Institute Parents Defend Choice in AL, Common Core Wars, and More: Friday's Ed News Roundup Weekly digest 10/18/2013
Heritage Foundation No Child Left Behind Waivers: Tethers to the Feds Commentary 10/18/2013
Illinois Policy Institute New Chicago Public Schools promotion policy moves students ahead, but leaves them behind Commentary 10/18/2013
Mackinac Center Spalding Discusses New Study Weekly digest 10/18/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Getting implementation right Commentary 10/18/2013
Wisconsin Policy Research Institute What's Thwarting Charter School Expansion? Follow the Money Commentary 10/18/2013
Friedman Foundation How parents feel about school choice then and now Commentary 10/17/2013
StudentsFirst New Study Shows Teacher Evaluations in D.C. Are Working Commentary 10/17/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Changing the conversation: The promise of the Common Core reading standards Commentary 10/17/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute The impact of IMPACT Weekly digest 10/17/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Education Gladfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/17/2013
TNTP The Positive Impact of IMPACT Commentary 10/17/2013
Aspen Institute (via Education Trust) Implementation of the Common Core State Standards: A Transition Guide for School-level Leaders Report 10/16/2013
Mackinac Center Schooling Satisfaction: Arizona Parents' Opinions on Using Education Savings Accounts Report 10/16/2013
New America Foundation Storify: Too Much Evidence to Ignore Commentary 10/16/2013
American Enterprise Institute Don't leave responsible parents behind Commentary 10/15/2013
American Enterprise Institute Uncle Sam shouldn't try to manage school staffing Commentary 10/15/2013
American Enterprise Institute Book review: 'Reign of Error' Commentary 10/15/2013
Education Next Rethinking High School Commentary 10/15/2013
Friedman Foundation Friedman: School choice is effective Commentary 10/15/2013
TNTP Classroom Quarterbacks Commentary 10/14/2013
Pioneer Institute School Vouchers in Washington D.C./Charter Schools in New Orleans Report 10/11/2013
Thomas B. Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Bi-weekly digest 10/9/2013

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