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Think Twice Weekly Report
June 13 - June 19, 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
Heritage Foundation Why It Doesn’t Make Sense to Double Early Head Start’s Funding Commentary 6/19/2015
AEI In reauthorizing NCLB, job no. 1 is to rein in Uncle Sam Commentary 6/18/2015
AEI Reliable, if not exactly accurate, high school graduation rates Commentary 6/18/2015
Brookings Institution Who opts out of state tests? Announcement 6/18/2015
Cato Institute The Year of Educational Choice: Update III Commentary 6/18/2015
Cato Institute Shaping Young Minds vs. Laying Asphalt Commentary 6/18/2015
Ed Next Using Video to Make Classroom Observations More Fair, More Helpful, and Less Burdensome Commentary 6/18/2015
Ed Next Boosting Educational Attainment and Adult Earnings Commentary 6/18/2015
Education Trust The Real Courageous Conversations Commentary 6/18/2015
Education Trust Doing What Some Said Was Impossible Commentary 6/18/2015
Fordham Institute Donald Trump quotes about education Commentary 6/18/2015
George W. Bush Institute Leaders on Education Reform: Rosario Marin on Latinos and Education Commentary 6/18/2015
NCTQ TQB: Teacher Quality Bulletin Newsletter Newsletter 6/18/2015
Reason Foundation Seven Critical Factors to Improving Student Outcomes with Student-Based Budgeting: Cleveland Edition Commentary 6/18/2015
Reason Foundation Funding Follows Results for Charter School Facilities Bond Commentary 6/18/2015
Reason Foundation Don’t Determine California Teacher Evaluation Criteria Through Collective Bargaining Commentary 6/18/2015
Show-Me Institute The News Tribune Gets School Choice Wrong Commentary 6/18/2015
CRPE Front-Runners and Dark Horses: How Districts Are Faring on Portfolio Strategy Implementation Commentary 6/17/2015
Ed Next The Character Assessment Initiative (Charassein) Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Overregulation in the name of accountability serves no one well Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Diplomas Count 2015: Life After Special Education Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Holding Public Charter School Authorizers Accountable: State Experiences and Policy Recommendations Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Early Childhood Education by MOOC: Lessons from Sesame Street Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Deregulation in the Buckeye State Announcement 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute Redefining the school district in America Commentary 6/17/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 6/17/2015
Heartland Institute DC Sues Parents for Enrolling Kids in City Schools Commentary 6/17/2015
Heritage Foundation Why This Iowa Principal Is Thankful for School Choice Commentary 6/17/2015
New America Foundation New Federal Focus on Building Skills for Success Commentary 6/17/2015
New America Foundation Five Big Changes in the New Head Start Performance Standards Commentary 6/17/2015
AEI Purdue gets in the charter school game Commentary 6/16/2015
Bellwether New Proposed Head Start Performance Standards Released Today Commentary 6/16/2015
Empire Center A new reward for school failure? Commentary 6/16/2015
Fordham Institute Take a lesson from the cane toads Commentary 6/16/2015
Fordham Institute Does Nevada's new ESA law hold promise for kids? Commentary 6/16/2015
Fordham Institute Private choices and the public interest Commentary 6/16/2015
Public Impact Syracuse Schools Build on First Opportunity Culture Year Commentary 6/16/2015
TNTP TNTP Core Teaching Rubric Turns One Commentary 6/16/2015
University of Arkansas Like Teacher, Like Student: Teachers and the Development of Student Noncognitive Skills Report 6/16/2015
AEI Standing in the way of Success Commentary 6/15/2015
Ed Next The Grey Lady’s School Choice Confusion Commentary 6/15/2015
Fordham Institute Nevada should regulate ESAs like brothels Commentary 6/15/2015
Fordham Institute New tools for new challenges: Updating accountability for ESAs Commentary 6/15/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 6/15/2015
Heartland Institute Nevada Legislators Want to Put Parents in Control of Education Commentary 6/15/2015
New America Foundation Dual Language Learners Reader Post #6: Tests for DLL/ELLs Commentary 6/15/2015
New America Foundation A Map in Progress: Integrating Technology in Early Literacy Commentary 6/15/2015
StudentsFirst Help Our Good Teachers Become Great Teachers Commentary 6/15/2015
Heartland Institute Alabama Governor Approves Changes to Tax Credit Scholarship Program Commentary 6/14/2015
Heritage Foundation How to Make the Government Pay for the Perfect Education for Your Kid Commentary 6/13/2015
AEI Ohio’s exemplary charter authorizer rating system Commentary 6/12/2015
Friedman Foundation Improving America's Classrooms Through School Choice Part II Commentary 6/12/2015
University of Arkansas Buckets of Water into the Ocean: Non-Public Revenue in Public Charter and Traditional Public Schools Report 6/9/2015

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