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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 15 - August 21, 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
Bellwether An Innovative Way to Address Teacher Shortages: Higher Pay for High-Demand Positions Commentary 8/21/2015
Mackinac Center MEA Opt Out Address Change Featured in State and National Media Commentary 8/21/2015
Brookings Institution CNN’s misleading story on homework Commentary 8/20/2015
Ed Next Teacher Retention Rates Are Up, Not Down Commentary 8/20/2015
Ed Next 400-Plus People and Organizations To Follow on Twitter Commentary 8/20/2015
Education Ttrust Solving the Problem of Parental Engagement Commentary 8/20/2015
George W. Bush Institute What Happens When School Leadership Combines with Best Practices Commentary 8/20/2015
Heartland Institute Wisconsin Homeschooling Advocates Fight for Acknowledgment of Homeschool Diplomas Commentary 8/20/2015
Heartland Institute New Jersey Senate Passes PARCC Opt-out Resolution Commentary 8/20/2015
Reason Foundation Unionization Efforts Could Halt Progress at Innovative Los Angeles Charter Schools Commentary 8/20/2015
Show-Me Institute Show-Me Now! An Opportunity for Reform in KC Video 8/20/2015
Show-Me Institute Course Access in Rural Texas Commentary 8/20/2015
TNTP What’s Really Causing Teacher Shortages? Commentary 8/20/2015
AEI A ‘sea change’ in education reform: Debrief of Robinson’s panel at 2015 NH Education Summit Commentary 8/19/2015
Bellwether Education May Be a Popular Major, But it Doesn’t Pay Commentary 8/19/2015
Cato Institute The Reigning School Choice Champion Commentary 8/19/2015
Ed Next Common Core: How Much Do People Know About Its Real Impact? Commentary 8/19/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/19/2015
Heartland Institute New Math Anxiety Research Knocks Common Core Commentary 8/19/2015
Heartland Institute Comment on Lack of Wisconsin Choice Spending Sparks Debate Commentary 8/19/2015
Show-Me Institute New Superintendent Gives Kansas City Opportunity to Rethink School Organization Commentary 8/19/2015
AEI A real history lesson Commentary 8/18/2015
Brookings Institution The alarming effect of racial mismatch on teacher expectations Commentary 8/18/2015
Cato Institute Latest Poll: Common Core Crashing, People Want Everything, and More Commentary 8/18/2015
Ed Next The 2015 EdNext Poll on School Reform Commentary 8/18/2015
Fordham Institute Six education themes for 2016 Commentary 8/18/2015
Fordham Institute Presidential contenders: Steal this education speech! Commentary 8/18/2015
Fordham Institute New Orleans is not an anomaly Commentary 8/18/2015
Friedman Foundation Top Findings from “Exploring Nevada’s Private Education Sector” Commentary 8/18/2015
George W. Bush Institute Leaders on Education Reform: Delia Pompa on the Rewriting of the No Child Left Behind Act Commentary 8/18/2015
Heartland Institute Well-Informed Parents Are Essential in the K–12 Education Marketplace Commentary 8/18/2015
New America Foundation Will a New Teacher Loan Assistance Bill Solve Anything? Commentary 8/18/2015
Pioneer Institute How Massachusetts Promoted Achievement Before Common Core & PARCC Commentary 8/18/2015
Public Impact and New Schools for New Orleans Ten Years In New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead Report 8/18/2015
Show-Me Institute Do The Math? Commentary 8/18/2015
TNTP Change That’s Built to Last Commentary 8/18/2015
ConnCAN For The Sake Of Connecticut’s Children, Embrace The SBAC Data Commentary 8/17/2015
Ed Next Unions Love Social Security. They Just Don’t Want it for All Their Workers Commentary 8/17/2015
Fordham Institute The state of standards and assessments, in two maps Commentary 8/17/2015
Heartland Institute California Judge Rules in Favor of Families in Parent Trigger Case Commentary 8/17/2015
Heartland Institute Michigan Union Officials Inflate School Pensions Commentary 8/17/2015

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