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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 1 - August 7, 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 Rubio Was Right on Fed Ed Power Grabbing Commentary 8/7/2015
Fordham Institute Education was shortchanged in the GOP debate Commentary 8/7/2015
AEI Cerf and Turf: How Newark schools could change under new superintendent Commentary 8/6/2015
Cato Institute Why the World’s Poor Choose to Pay Private School Tuition Commentary 8/6/2015
ConnCAN ConnCAN Joins Education Advocates For Ceremonial Bill Signing Commentary 8/6/2015
Ed Next The Myth of Today’s Exhausted, Overscheduled Superkids Commentary 8/6/2015
Ed Next Next Generation Virtual Programs Commentary 8/6/2015
Education Trust ‘You Can Change Their Whole Life’ Commentary 8/6/2015
Fordham Institute Who Should Be in Charge When School Districts Go into the Red? Report 8/6/2015
Fordham Institute The GOP debate: Education policy predictions Commentary 8/6/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/6/2015
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States July 2015 Commentary 8/6/2015
Mackinac Center Rural School Districts Hit Hard by Federal Health Care Mandate Commentary 8/6/2015
Show-Me Institute If Charter Schools Are Ruining Education In Missouri, More Please! Commentary 8/6/2015
TNTP The Five Stages of The Mirage Commentary 8/6/2015
AEI The overheated reactions to the new AP US History framework Commentary 8/5/2015
Bellwether In Some States, Pre-K Providers That Have the Money, Keep the Money, and That’s a Problem Commentary 8/5/2015
CRPE Opening Doors: OneApp Improves Enrollment Process but Shows Need for More Good Schools Commentary 8/5/2015
Fordham Institute The myth of the overstressed American teen Commentary 8/5/2015
Fordham Institute A pause in the history wars Commentary 8/5/2015
Heartland Institute How Important Is Homework for Student Achievement? Commentary 8/5/2015
Heartland Institute Record Donations to Scholarship Programs Boost School Choice in Arizona Commentary 8/5/2015
Heartland Institute Creating Markets for High School Classes Commentary 8/5/2015
Show-Me Institute Normandy Students—Still Trapped Commentary 8/5/2015
Bellwether You Think You Know about Teacher Professional Development, But You Have No Idea Commentary 8/4/2015
Ed Next New Orleans Reforms Boost School Performance Commentary 8/4/2015
Ed Next Good News for New Orleans Commentary 8/4/2015
Ed Next The New Orleans OneApp Commentary 8/4/2015
Education Trust Schools That Leave Some Students Behind “Virtually Nonexistent”? Not So Fast Commentary 8/4/2015
New America Foundation How Valuable are Federally Funded Educational Resources? Commentary 8/4/2015
New America Foundation Is Effective Teacher Professional Development Just a “Mirage?” Commentary 8/4/2015
Public Impact Free, In-depth Training Materials for Teaching-Team Leaders Commentary 8/4/2015
Reason Foundation Chicago Public Schools to Give More Budget Control to 25 Principals Commentary 8/4/2015
Show-Me Institute Entrepreneurship In The Charter School Sector Commentary 8/4/2015
Show-Me Institute A Pat On The Back For Privatization Commentary 8/4/2015
Show-Me Institute Missouri’s Rural School Students Need Choice, Too! Commentary 8/4/2015
TNTP The Mirage: Confronting the Hard Truth About Our Quest for Teacher Development Report 8/4/2015
TNTP Do We Know How to Help Teachers Get Better? Commentary 8/4/2015
AEI Pay for Success doesn’t mean Wall Street is recruiting in pre-K Commentary 8/3/2015
Brookings Institute How far apart are Democrats and Republicans on school reform? Commentary 8/3/2015
Ed Next Chicago Running Out of Options after Pension Reform Law Overturned Commentary 8/3/2015
New America Foundation Interview: Improving Policies for Latino Children and Their Families Commentary 8/3/2015
New America Foundation Texting Parents to get Kids Ready 4K! Commentary 8/3/2015
Pioneer Institute Kids and Families Deserve More: Catholic Education and School Choice Commentary 8/3/2015
Heritage Foundation What We Can Do to Boost Graduation Rates Commentary 8/2/2015
Heartland Institute North Carolina Choice Program Expected to Double Following Court Ruling Commentary 8/1/2015
Heartland Institute Despite Problems, Mississippi Education Savings Accounts Show Promise Commentary 8/1/2015
Illinois Policy Institute New Illinois Law Could Make Snow Days A Thing Of The Past Commentary 7/31/2015

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