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Think Twice Weekly Report
November - 23 November 29

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
ConnCAN Bridgeport BOE Chairman: "Schools Are Not Preparing Kids To Compete" Video 11/27/2013
Ed Next Worthwhile Reads for your Thanksgiving Journey Commentary 11/27/2013
Fordham Institute Why and how parents choose schools Commentary 11/27/2013
Friedman Foundation A School Choice Thanksgiving Commentary 11/27/2013
Heartland Institute Another Gold-Standard Study Shows Preschool Ineffective Commentary 11/27/2013
Heartland Institute Test Freedom, Federal Regulations, and More: Wednesday's Ed News Commentary 11/27/2013
Ed Next Great Teachers Can Teach More Students, Even Without Raising Class Sizes Commentary 11/26/2013
Fordham Institute Recent teacher-eval reform happenings Commentary 11/26/2013
Friedman Foundation States Should Let Parents Decide School Choice Tests Commentary 11/26/2013
TNTP The Right (and Left) Place for Action Commentary 11/26/2013
ConnCAN CT Achievement Gap: English Language Learners Vs. Non-English Language Learners Commentary 11/25/2013
Ed Next Wurman Testimony on Common Core in Ohio Commentary 11/25/2013
Ed Next Barriers to Competency- Based Innovation Aren’t Just Coming from Above Commentary 11/25/2013
Ed Next Interesting SIG vs. Non-SIG Comparisons Commentary 11/25/2013
Ed Next Rising Expectations in Brazil and Chile Commentary 11/25/2013
Education Sector NAEP Scores Up, But a Big Achievement Gap Commentary 11/25/2013
Fordham Institute Financing the Education of High-Need Students Report 11/25/2013
Heartland Institute National Test Scores Barely Budge Commentary 11/25/2013
New America Foundation What’s Missing from the Teaching Profession – According to Teachers Commentary 11/25/2013
Fordham Institute Meanwhile, in ACTUAL federal-overreach news... Commentary 11/22/2013
New America Foundation Getting Teacher Observations Right: A Balance of Design, Implementation, and Use Commentary 11/22/2013
Fordham Institute America’s rural schools and communities Commentary 11/21/2013
Fordham Institute Video: Going Beyond in Lawrence, Mass. Video 11/18/2013

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