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Think Twice Weekly Report
September 5 - September 11, 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 “Holistic” Review of College Applicants = Using Race in an Arbitrary, Unaccountable Way Commentary 9/11/2015
Fordham Institute Teaching 9/11 Commentary 9/11/2015
Bellwether Institute The State of the Charter School Movement Report 9/10/2015
Brookings Growing economic segregation among school districts and schools Commentary 9/10/2015
Brookings Examining the success of Success Academy charter schools Commentary 9/10/2015
CRPE Making Sense of Charter School Discipline Studies | A Reporter’s Guide Report 9/10/2015
CRPE Understanding Student Discipline Practices in Charter Schools: A Research Agenda Report 9/10/2015
Ed Next How Independent Schools Can Ward Off Disruption Commentary 9/10/2015
Education Trust Ed Trust Statement On The U.S. Department Of Education’s Teacher Equity Announcement Commentary 9/10/2015
Education Trust Facts and Background Knowledge ‘Open the Door to Kids Who Don’t Have the Keys to Power’ Commentary 9/10/2015
Fordham Institute Teaching religious literacy in American classrooms Commentary 9/10/2015
Fordham Institute The bank robber's secret to early childhood education Commentary 9/10/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 9/10/2015
Friedman Foundation Latino Perspectives on K–12 Education & School Choice Report 9/10/2015
Heritage Foundation Five Caveats to Obama’s “Free” Community College Proposal Commentary 9/10/2015
New America Foundation New Report: Building Strong Readers in Minnesota Commentary 9/10/2015
New America Foundation Column: Neighborhoods, Communities, and Privilege Commentary 9/10/2015
TNTP A Radical Act of Teacher Development Commentary 9/10/2015
AEI A supreme hit to charter schools in Washington Commentary 9/9/2015
Bellwether Teacher Preparation Reform Isn’t That Simple Commentary 9/9/2015
Brookings Setting a new standard for success in education Audio 9/9/2015
CRPE School Discipline Isn’t Working. Let’s Not Attack It or Defend It, Let’s Fix It Commentary 9/9/2015
Fordham Institute The Common Core test wake-up call is here Commentary 9/9/2015
Fordham Institute The missing young men in most of Washington's top high schools Commentary 9/9/2015
Fordham Institute A court decision only the Kremlin could love Commentary 9/9/2015
Heritage Foundation 1,300 Students at Risk After State Court Invalidates Charter School Law Commentary 9/9/2015
Pioneer Institute Survey: Proposed Voucher Large Enough to Give Majority of Low-Income Recipients Access to Religiously Affiliated Schools Commentary 9/9/2015
Public Impact Indianapolis First to Put Opportunity Culture Into Contract Commentary 9/9/2015
Show-Me Institute School Choice In Missouri: The Power Rankings Commentary 9/9/2015
AEI School choice critics try to have it both ways Commentary 9/8/2015
AEI The war on school choice comes to Washington state Commentary 9/8/2015
AEI Residency-based admissions show the value of charter lotteries Commentary 9/8/2015
Brookings The surprising conservative roots of the Common Core: How conservatives gave rise to ‘Obamacore’ Commentary 9/8/2015
Brookings Institute The Surprising Roots of the Common Core: How Conservatives Gave Rise to ‘Obamacore’ Report 9/8/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 9/8/2015
New America Foundation Early Intervention Key to Combating Illiteracy Commentary 9/8/2015
TNTP What Better Hiring Means for Boston Charters Commentary 9/8/2015
Heritage Foundation The Idiocy of the ACLU’s Lawsuit Against a New School Choice Option Commentary 9/7/2015
Heritage Foundation Study: Kids Are Tossing Out the Government’s Healthy Lunch Program Commentary 9/7/2015
Heartland Institute Washington State Supreme Court Rules Charter Schools Unconstitutional Commentary 9/5/2015
Heartland Institute State and Federal Officials Can’t Compare Common Core Results as Promised Commentary 9/5/2015
Heartland Institute Students Score Lower on SATs Than in the Last Decade Commentary 9/5/2015
Heartland Institute Seattle Teachers Threaten to Strike Over Wage Dispute Commentary 9/5/2015
StudentsFirst Will Congress Shun Opting-Out And Stand by Annual Testing? Commentary 9/3/2015

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