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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 29 - September 4, 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
Fordham Institute Hamilton is a miracle of civics education Commentary 9/4/2015
Heritage Foundation San Francisco Elementary School Creates ‘Gender-Neutral’ Bathrooms Commentary 9/4/2015
Lexington Institute What Research Says About Presidential Candidates’ Positions at the Education Summit Commentary 9/4/2015
New America Foundation Targeted-Approach to State ECE Program Monitoring Systems Commentary 9/4/2015
Ed Next Will Congress Shun Opting-Out And Stand by Annual Testing? Commentary 9/3/2015
Fordham Institute Why is high school achievement flat? Commentary 9/3/2015
Show-Me Institute Are Missouri Students Ready For College? Commentary 9/3/2015
TNTP The Mirage Conversation Continues Commentary 9/3/2015
AEI Ten years after Katrina: Education reform in New Orleans Announcement 9/2/2015
Brookings Institution The complicated politics of national standards: Why Common Core proponents have struggled but are likely to come out on top (Part 3) Commentary 9/2/2015
Ed Trust Do Classroom Assignments Reflect Today’s Higher Standards? Commentary 9/2/2015
Education Trust Checking In: Do Classroom Assignments Reflect Today’s Higher Standards? Report 9/2/2015
Fordham Institute How Common Core can help in the battle of skills versus knowledge Commentary 9/2/2015
Fordham Institute Public sector employees and the rule of law Commentary 9/2/2015
Fordham Institute Don’t wait until it's broke to fix it: Managing districts in financial distress Commentary 9/2/2015
Fordham Institute New Orleans: A success story? Yes. A national model? Maybe not. Commentary 9/2/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/2/2015
Friedman Foundation Will School Choice Lead to Fewer Resources for Students Who Remain in Public Schools? Commentary 9/2/2015
Heritage Foundation Protests at Missouri School Over Transgender Student Using Girls’ Bathroom Commentary 9/2/2015
Mackinac Center New Survey Says Texas Schools Behind Contracting Curve Commentary 9/2/2015
AEI Questioning the Common Core Commentary 9/1/2015
AEI GOP candidates and the Common Core Commentary 9/1/2015
AEI Pre-K isn’t enough Commentary 9/1/2015
AEI Common Core controversies: Hess on The Wall Street Journal’s ‘Opinion Journal’ Video 9/1/2015
ALEC Internet Essentials Program Benefits American Education Commentary 9/1/2015
Bellwether Time to Change the “Outsider” Narrative in Education Commentary 9/1/2015
Cato Institute Hotel California: Teachers Union Edition Commentary 9/1/2015
CRPE School Systems Need a Disaster Response Plan Commentary 9/1/2015
Ed Next The Fall 2015 Issue of Education Next is Here! Announcement 9/1/2015
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States August 2015 Commentary 9/1/2015
Heartland Institute Unhitching the School Bus Commentary 9/1/2015
Reason Foundation Student-Based Budgeting Helps Principals Be More Effective Educators Commentary 9/1/2015
Reason Foundation School Districts Show Little Faith in Principals Commentary 9/1/2015
TNTP The Lesson We’re Missing from New Orleans Commentary 9/1/2015
Bellwether What Bellwether’s Been Writing About Hurricane Katrina Commentary 8/31/2015
Ed Next ‘No-Racially-Disparate-Discipline’ Policies Opposed by Both Teachers and General Public Commentary 8/31/2015
Fordham Institute On charter backfill debate, I'm with #TeamPaul Commentary 8/31/2015
New America Foundation Are There Truly No Differences in Teacher Preparation Program Quality? Commentary 8/31/2015
New America Foundation Many New Principals Lack Early Ed Knowledge Commentary 8/31/2015
Reason Foundation Ten Years Later: Opinion vs. Fact about New Orleans’ Education Reform Commentary 8/28/2015
Center for American Progress The High Cost of Truancy Report 8/25/2015

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