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Think Twice Weekly Report
November 9 - November 15

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
AEI School reform dos and don’ts: Lessons from Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Announcement 11/15/2013
Center for American Progress and Public Impact Giving Every Student Access to Excellent Teachers Report 11/15/2013
CPRE Good Options and Choices for All Families: How Some Portfolio Districts Are Collaborating with Charter Schools Report 11/15/2013
Heartland Institute Federal Ed Tax Credit Stalls, PA Charters, and More: Friday's Ed Roundup Commentary 11/15/2013
Mathematica Access to Effective Teaching for Disadvantaged Students Report 11/15/2013
New America Foundation Landmark Federal-State Pre-K Partnership Bills Emphasize Access, Quality Commentary 11/15/2013
AEI What the Obamacare debacle tells us about Common Core Commentary 11/14/2013
Cato Institute Cato Files Brief in New Hampshire School Choice Case Commentary 11/14/2013
Ed Next Examining High-Stakes Testing Commentary 11/14/2013
Ed Next Making Connections Commentary 11/14/2013
Fordham Institute Back to basics: Do standards matter? Commentary 11/14/2013
Fordham Institute Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 11/14/2013
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (via New America Foundation) 2013 edTPA Field Test: Summary Report Report 11/14/2013
StudentsFirst New study says low-income students are more likely to receive low performing teachers Commentary 11/14/2013
TNTP Retiring the Vapid Education Vocabulary Commentary 11/14/2013
Brookings Institution Be Wary of Ranking NAEP Gains Commentary 11/13/2013
ConnCAN NAEP Results Show More Work To Be Done For Our Kids Commentary 11/13/2013
Education Sector A Better Handle on the Gap in STEM Commentary 11/13/2013
Fordham Institute Hell yes we want instructional change. Don’t you? Commentary 11/13/2013
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly BiWeekly Biweekly digest 11/13/2013
Friedman Foundation More Than Scores: An Analysis of Why and How Parents Choose Private Schools Report 11/13/2013
Friedman Foundation Simulation: How a Parent Chooses a School for Their Child Commentary 11/13/2013
New America Foundation Teacher Prep Says Profession Holding Themselves Accountable – But Are They? Commentary 11/13/2013
Cato Institute New Study Completely Undermines DOJ’s Anti-School Choice Lawsuit Commentary 11/12/2013
Center for American Progress The School-Readiness Gap and Preschool Benefits for Children of Color Report 11/12/2013
Education Trust Want to Get High-Performing Teachers in Front of the Students Who Need Them Most? Commentary 11/12/2013
TNTP Fixing Classroom Observations: How Common Core Will Change the Way We Look at Teaching Report 11/12/2013
Manhattan Institute Making Americans: Civic Education and the Common Core Commentary 11/11/2013
Cato Institute Flight Not an Option in Public School Wars Commentary 11/8/2013
ConnCAN ConnCAN on Superintendent Vallas Being Named Governor Quinn's Running Mate in Illinois Commentary 11/8/2013
Fordham Institute Lots of school choices, and so little information about them Commentary 11/8/2013
Fordham Institute Worth the read Commentary 11/8/2013
Friedman Foundation Friedman Foundation on Common Core Commentary 11/8/2013
New America Foundation Study Links Parents’ Reading Practices to Children’s Literacy Skills Commentary 11/8/2013
New America Foundation Is Money Enough to Keep More High-Quality Teachers in High-Need Schools? Commentary 11/7/2013
New America Foundation 2013 NAEP Results Aren’t Dramatically Different – and That’s Okay Commentary 11/7/2013
Show-Me Institute Is Common Core A ‘Victory For Everyone’? Commentary 11/7/2013
Fordham Institute Of Course We Want Instructional Change. Don’t You? Commentary 11/5/2013
New America Foundation Massachusetts failing its history lessons Commentary 10/29/2013

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