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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 18 - April 24, 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
Ed Next Teachers May Want a Refund on Their Pension Commentary 4/24/2015
Heartland Institute School Vouchers May Become a Reality in Tennessee Commentary 4/24/2015
Heartland Institute Arkansas Senate Votes to Create Voucher Program Commentary 4/24/2015
Heritage Foundation Bureaucratic Commissions Won’t Get Mississippi out of Common Core Commentary 4/24/2015
Lexington Institute Performance Based Funding In New Jersey: Leveraging Education Spending To Close Stark Achievement Gaps Report 4/24/2015
Brookings Institution The next phase of teacher evaluation reform: It's up to you, New York, New York! Commentary 4/23/2015
Ed Next The Best Part of NCLB Reauthorization You’ve Never Heard Of Commentary 4/23/2015
Ed Next Boot Camps for Charter Boards Commentary 4/23/2015
Friedman Foundation Montana’s Universal Tax-Credit Scholarship Bill Simplified Commentary 4/23/2015
Heartland Institute New Jersey Parents, Activists Raise Student Privacy Concerns Commentary 4/23/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core Diminishes Teaching of Classic Literature Commentary 4/23/2015
Heartland Institute Montanans Fight Common Core in Court Commentary 4/23/2015
New America Foundation The Obama Administration’s New Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant Integration Commentary 4/23/2015
TNTP Pre-K For Some Kids Isn’t Enough Commentary 4/23/2015
AEI An education agenda for the states: Fostering opportunity from pre-K through college Report 4/22/2015
AEI A problem of supply Commentary 4/22/2015
CRPE Next Generation School Districts: What Capacities Do Districts Need to Create and Sustain Schools That Are Ready to Deliver on Common Core? Report 4/22/2015
CRPE Schools Can’t Innovate Until Districts Do Commentary 4/22/2015
Ed Next Should Personalization Be the Future of Learning? Commentary 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute Thomas B. Fordham Institute Proponent Testimony on Ohio House Bill 2 and Senate Bill 148 Commentary 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Speakers Series event: school closures and student achievement Announcement 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute How video games can make our kids smarter Commentary/Announcement 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute The Cage-Busting Teacher Commentary 4/22/2015
Fordham Institute What “The Cage-Busting Teacher” means for school reformers Commentary 4/22/2015
Friedman Foundation Explaining Tennessee’s ESA Bill Commentary 4/22/2015
George W. Bush Institute Education Takeaways from the Bush Institute in Chicago Commentary 4/22/2015
George W. Bush Institute California Poll Reveals Latinos Support Standardized Tests Commentary 4/22/2015
Heartland Institute The Great Test Debate Commentary 4/22/2015
Heartland Institute Nevada Legislature Creates State’s First School Choice Program Commentary 4/22/2015
New America Foundation More Time Spent in High-Quality Early Childhood Programs is Especially Beneficial for DLLs Commentary 4/22/2015
StudentsFirst Michelle Rhee on The Neil Cavuto Show Newsletter 4/22/2015
AEI AEI Education: Experts, highlights, and headlines Commentary 4/21/2015
Education Sector Up for Vote #5: Rethinking the Role of Pre-K in ESEA Sequel Commentary 4/21/2015
Education Trust Teaching Vocab in a Way That Sticks Commentary 4/21/2015
Fordham Institute A test of education reform Commentary 4/21/2015
Friedman Foundation Breaking Down "The Achievement Checkup" Commentary 4/21/2015
Heartland Institute Arizona Anti-Common Core Effort Grows Commentary 4/21/2015
New America Foundation Newsletter: Early Ed Update — Kindergarten Edition Weekly newsletter 4/21/2015
TNTP ESEA Goes Further, But Not Necessarily Forward Commentary 4/21/2015
AEI Reauthorizing the federal home visiting program was the right thing to do Commentary 4/20/2015
Bellwether Skunk at the ESEA Garden Party? Commentary 4/20/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 4/20/2015
Heartland Institute Commission May Review Common Core in Mississippi Commentary 4/20/2015
Heartland Institute Mississippi Passes Nation’s Third ESA Bill Commentary 4/20/2015
NCTQ TQ News Extra Weekly digest 4/20/2015
New America Foundation Guest Post: A Multilingual Vision for American Education Commentary 4/20/2015
Show-Me Institute Everything Is Choice in Florida Commentary 4/20/2015
Heritage Foundation Momentum Against Common Core National Standards Builds Commentary 4/17/2015

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