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Think Twice Weekly Report
January 10 - January 16, 2015

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 So I guess poor people can only care about test scores Commentary 1/16/2015
Bellwether What State Policy Makers Can (and should) Glean from the Largely Irrelevant ESEA Reauthorization Debate Commentary 1/16/2015
Fordham Institute Timely Ohio report could change the ESEA testing debate Commentary 1/16/2015
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: School Choice Passes the Rotary Four-Way Test Commentary 1/16/2015
StudentsFirst New York’s Tenure Laws Go to Court Commentary 1/16/2015
AEI The rise and fall of supplemental educational services: Policy implications for government markets Report 1/15/2015
Bellwether Grade-Span Accountability Is A Bad Idea: Just Ask CAP and the AFT Commentary 1/15/2015
Ed Next Carmen Fariña’s War on Evidence Commentary 1/15/2015
Education Trust Statement From The Education Trust on Chairman Lamar Alexander’s ESEA Draft Commentary 1/15/2015
Fordham Institute State of dismay Commentary 1/15/2015
New America Foundation FCC’s New E-rate Order Brings More Money, Better Rules Supporting Fiber Investment Commentary 1/15/2015
Public Impact Recruit Great Teachers with Great Opportunities, 4 Key Steps Commentary 1/15/2015
StudentsFirst Why Congress is Talking About Education and How it Affects Your Child’s School Commentary 1/15/2015
TNTP Bad Ideas Can Be Bipartisan, Too Commentary 1/15/2015
Bellwether Lamar Alexander’s NCLB Reauthorization Draft Is Mostly a Reprisal of His (Failed) 2013 Bill Commentary 1/14/2015
Bellwether Why Patty Murray is the Key to an ESEA Deal Commentary 1/14/2015
Bellwether Alexander’s ESEA Draft: A Plan Isn’t a Good Plan Commentary 1/14/2015
CRPE Joel Klein’s New York State of Mind Commentary 1/14/2015
Ed Next Five Predictions for Education in 2015 Commentary 1/14/2015
Education Trust Dumb Policy Ideas Not Limited to the Far Right Commentary 1/14/2015
Fordham Institute Playing the race card won't save No Child Left Behind Commentary 1/14/2015
Fordham Institute ESEA update: More red than green in Lamar Alexander's reauthorization bill Commentary 1/14/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 1/14/2015
New America Foundation Dual Language Learners in Sen. Alexander’s No Child Left Behind Bill Commentary 1/14/2015
New America Foundation Supporting Early Learners in ESEA Commentary 1/14/2015
New America Foundation Alexander’s Assurance of Bipartisanship Does Not Guarantee a Bipartisan NCLB Commentary 1/14/2015
Show-Me Institute School Visit Series: A Charter School With a Goal Commentary 1/14/2015
Third Way 3 Reasons Democrats Shouldn’t Support Rolling Back NCLB Testing Commentary 1/14/2015
Bellwether Will Preschool be part of ESEA Reauthorization? Commentary 1/13/2015
Center on Education Policy Expanded Learning Time: A Summary of Findings from Case Studies in Four States Report 1/13/2015
CRPE Clash of Cultures: Blue Collar, White Collar, and School Reform Commentary 1/13/2015
Fordham Institute Barack Obama's love affair with universality Commentary 1/13/2015
Friedman Foundation New Estimates of Statewide Vouchers' Competitive Effects on Public Schools Commentary 1/13/2015
New America Foundation What Arne Duncan’s Speech Means for Possible ESEA Reauthorization Commentary 1/13/2015
Show-Me Institute School Choice, Let Me Be Me Video/Announcement 1/13/2015
TNTP A New Era for ESEA? Commentary 1/13/2015
Bellwether The “Soft Bigotry of ‘It’s Optional’”–and What it Reveals about ESEA Politics, Policy, and Prospects Commentary 1/12/2015
Ed Next Testing, Testing 1-2-3 Commentary 1/12/2015
Fordham Institute Ten things to know about Secretary Duncan's ESEA reauthorization speech Commentary 1/12/2015
Fordham Institute Three thoughts about Secretary Duncan's ESEA speech Commentary 1/12/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 1/12/2015
Heritage Foundation Obama Administration Proposes Expanding Government-Funded Preschool, Replacing No Child Left Behind Commentary 1/12/2015
NCTQ NCTQ Digest Weekly digest 1/12/2015
New America Foundation 4 Surprises in Scholastic’s National Survey of Kids and Reading Commentary 1/12/2015
Education Trust Civil Rights Organizations Agree: Students Who Aren’t Tested Won’t Count Commentary 1/11/2015
Cato Institute Public Schooling’s Pluralism Problem and the School Choice Solution Commentary 1/9/2015
ConnCAN Big Six Introduces Policy Focuses For New Year Commentary 1/9/2015
Ed Next Standing Under the Arch: Authorizer Accountability in Ohio Commentary 1/9/2015
Fordham Institute State chiefs speak on ESEA Commentary 1/9/2015
Pioneer Institute Don’t Waste the Crisis over Common Core Commentary 1/9/2015

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