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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 21 - March 27, 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
Cato Institute A Win for Educational Choice in Mississippi Commentary 3/27/2015
Center on Education Policy Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools: The Politics of Education Reform Announcement 3/27/2015
Heartland Institute Ted Cruz Gets Common Core Way Better Than ThinkProgress Does Commentary 3/27/2015
New America Foundation How to Measure English Learners’ Development More Accurately Commentary 3/27/2015
AEI Cage-busting the way to the Social Justice Humanitas Academy Commentary 3/26/2015
Heritage Foundation Conservatives Are Well-Informed, Not Confused, about No Child Left Behind Reauthorization Commentary 3/26/2015
Show-Me Institute Is School Consolidation an Issue of Local Control? Commentary 3/26/2015
Show-Me Institute Charter Schools: From B to A Commentary 3/26/2015
StudentsFirst Many Urban Charters Are A Success, But There’s Still Work to Be Done Commentary 3/26/2015
TNTP Getting Real About Over-Testing Commentary 3/26/2015
AEI Can family breakdown in low-education America be reversed? Maybe Commentary 3/25/2015
CRPE When YES Means No Commentary 3/25/2015
Ed Next In Defense of Snow Days Commentary 3/25/2015
Education Trust Funding Gaps 2015 Report 3/25/2015
Education Trust Persistent Inequities in School Funding: A Q&A with Natasha Ushomirsky Q&A 3/25/2015
Fordham Institute Does School Board Leadership Matter? Report 3/25/2015
Fordham Institute Opting out, race, and reform Commentary 3/25/2015
Fordham Institute CREDO Urban Charter School Study Report on 41 Regions Commentary 3/25/2015
Fordham Institute Not meeting standards: A warning light, not a death sentence Commentary 3/25/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 3/25/2015
Friedman Foundation Mississippi’s ESA Bill Breakdown Commentary 3/25/2015
Heritage Foundation Education Savings Accounts Sweep the Nation Commentary 3/25/2015
New America Foundation Full-day Kindergarten in Bellingham School District Commentary 3/25/2015
Pioneer Institute Forum on Teaching Cold War in Schools to Feature Three Pulitzer Prize Winners Announcement 3/25/2015
WPRI Parents deserve a choice on where to educate children with special needs Commentary 3/25/2015
AEI AEI Education: Experts, highlights, and headlines Commentary 3/24/2015
AEI Why the SAT isn’t a ‘student affluence test’ Commentary 3/24/2015
Bellwether Match Corps: High-Dosage Tutoring That Works Commentary 3/24/2015
Brookings Institute 2015 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning? Report 3/24/2015
Heritage Foundation True or False? Jeb Bush’s Education Reforms Boosted Florida’s Schoolchildren Commentary 3/24/2015
New America Foundation Moving Young Learners Forward Commentary 3/24/2015
TNTP Closing the Educator Equity Gap Commentary 3/24/2015
AEI What cage-busters believe Commentary 3/23/2015
ALEC Indiana Leads the Way in STEM Education Commentary 3/23/2015
CRPE Time for Charters to Lead on Special Education Commentary 3/23/2015
Fordham Institute Getting observations wrong: the Phil Jackson Fallacy Commentary 3/23/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 3/23/2015
Friedman Foundation Improving America's Classrooms Through School Choice Commentary 3/23/2015
Heartland Institute Student Privacy Bill Delayed Commentary 3/23/2015
Heartland Institute Philadelphia Mayor Proposes Property Tax Hike to Fund Schools Commentary 3/23/2015
Heartland Institute PARCC and Common Core Undergo Scrutiny in Wealthy Lake County School District Commentary 3/23/2015
NCTQ TQ News Extra Weekly newsletter 3/23/2015
New America Foundation Arizona and DLLs: Language and Politics in the Desert Commentary 3/23/2015
Public Impact Technology and Rural Education Report 3/23/2015
Bellwether Is Pearson’s Scanning of Students’ Social Media Spying or Smart Security? Commentary 3/20/2015
Cato Institute National School Choice Proposal Heartening, Frightening Commentary 3/20/2015
Fordham Institute Don't know much about history Commentary 3/20/2015
New America Foundation Investing in Immigrants in Minnesota & the Midwest Commentary 3/19/2015
New America Foundation Shifting from learning to read to reading to learn Commentary 3/16/2015

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