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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 7 - March 13, 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
Center on Education Policy Building a Better Relationship between Education and Data Announcement 3/13/2015
Ed Next States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading Commentary 3/13/2015
Heartland Institute Ohio House Passes Bill to Protect Students Opting Out of Common Core Tests Commentary 3/13/2015
Cato Institute Did Common Core Do That? We Don’t Actually Know Commentary 3/12/2015
Center of the American Experiment Rural Minnesota schools fight state-ordered end to 4-day week Commentary 3/12/2015
Ed Next The Magic Pension Year Commentary 3/12/2015
Friedman Foundation Nevada K-12 and School Choice Survey Report 3/12/2015
Friedman Foundation Six Survey Snapshots of Nevada’s Education Landscape Commentary 3/12/2015
Heartland Institute Education Savings Accounts Catching On in Additional States Commentary 3/12/2015
Heartland Institute Governor’s Report: NY Schools Are Failing Commentary 3/12/2015
Heritage Foundation Concerns Grow About Common Core Standards Commentary 3/12/2015
Manhattan Institute PUSHED OUT?: Low-Performing Students and New York City Charter Schools Report 3/12/2015
New America Foundation Navigating the “Empirical Darkness” of Impacts of Digital Media on Hispanic-Latino Families Commentary 3/12/2015
Show-Me Institute St. Louis Public Schools Saving School Buildings for a Rainy Day Commentary 3/12/2015
TNTP Yes, Standards Are For Pre-K, Too Commentary 3/12/2015
Bellwether SXSWedu Recap: District-Charter Partnerships, Diversity in Edtech, Better Teachers Commentary 3/11/2015
Center for American Progress Comparable but Unequal: School Funding Disparities Report 3/11/2015
CRPE The Portfolio Strategy CEO: The Job and How to Prepare for It Report 3/11/2015
Fordham Institute GreatKids Milestones Commentary 3/11/2015
Fordham Institute The 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index Commentary 3/11/2015
Fordham Institute What schools can do to address America's marriage crisis, part II Commentary 3/11/2015
Fordham Institute Commentary 3/11/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Biweekly digest 3/11/2015
Heartland Institute CPS Officials Pressured to Administer PARCC Tests Commentary 3/11/2015
Heritage Foundation Conservatives Critique Jeb Bush’s Stance on No Child Left Behind, Common Core Commentary 3/11/2015
AEI Teaching teachers how to lead beyond their classroom Announcement 3/10/2015
Cato Institute Are School Choice Technocrats Needed? Commentary 3/10/2015
CRPE Black Education Leaders on Why Reformers Need an Attitude Adjustment Commentary 3/10/2015
Ed Next Waffles & Testing – A Dad’s Recipe Commentary 3/10/2015
Lexington Institute What First-Rate Charter School Authorizing Could Do for the Children of Newark Commentary 3/10/2015
New America Foundation Newsletter: Early Ed Update — 300th Edition Newsletter 3/10/2015
TNTP A Teacher’s View of School Turnaround Commentary 3/10/2015
AEI What early education can learn from the K-12 choice movement Commentary 3/9/2015
Brookings Institution How does the rich-poor learning gap vary across countries? Commentary 3/9/2015
Cato Institute Mr. Bush, the Lines Are Already Clear Commentary 3/9/2015
Ed Next New Hampshire Testing Pilot Breaks the Federal Accountability Mold Commentary 3/9/2015
Fordham Institute Moral facts and the Common Core Commentary 3/9/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Weekly digest 3/9/2015
New America Foundation Interview: A State-Level View of Dual Language Learners Policies Commentary 3/9/2015
Bellwether New Study Highlights Positive Impact of TFA Preschool Teachers Commentary 3/8/2015
Heritage Foundation Alabama Supreme Court Declares School Choice Program Constitutional Commentary 3/6/2015

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