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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 3 - October 9, 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 BREAKING: Setting Cut Scores is Hard Commentary 10/9/2015
Fordham Institute Curriculum: The great divide among education reformers Commentary 10/9/2015
Fordham Institute New legislation puts Ohio’s charter school sector on the road to redemption Commentary 10/9/2015
New America Foundation New Data on Early Career Teachers Finds Most Remain In Teaching Commentary 10/9/2015
Show-Me Institute Preschool: Silver Bullet? Commentary 10/9/2015
CRPE Measuring Up: Educational Improvement and Opportunity in 50 Cities Report 10/8/2015
Fordham Institute Democratic candidates side-step the Seventy Four's education debate Commentary 10/8/2015
Heritage Foundation Boehner’s Final Push for Parental Choice in Education Commentary 10/8/2015
Heritage Foundation ‘You’re It': School District Bans Tag During Recess Commentary 10/8/2015
Manhattan Institute Rewarding Experienced Teachers: How Much Do Schools Really Pay? Report 10/8/2015
New America Foundation Chronic Absenteeism in Kindergarten Commentary 10/8/2015
Reason Foundation Time for the Removal of Antiquated Barriers to School Choice Commentary 10/8/2015
Reason Foundation Inequitable Student Funding in Three Graphs Commentary 10/8/2015
TNTP Come On, Teachers: Let's Own Our Development Commentary 10/8/2015
AEI Measuring urban schools from a city-wide perspective Commentary 10/7/2015
AEI Preschool for all is no panacea, California Commentary 10/7/2015
AEI The Disrupters: Katherine Bradley on education innovation and designing the school of the future Announcement 10/7/2015
AEI With all deliberate speed: Brown v. Board of Education II 60 years later Announcement 10/7/2015
Fordham Institute Reforming ed schools from within Commentary 10/7/2015
Fordham Institute Why the Friedrichs Supreme Court case will give teachers more power—and better pay Commentary 10/7/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/7/2015
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States September 2015 Commentary 10/7/2015
Heartland Institute Reducing Racial Tensions, Rebuilding Families Commentary 10/7/2015
Lexington Institute School Data: How Can it Help Students Learn? Commentary 10/7/2015
New America Foundation Bilingual Early Ed on the Rise: Beneficial for All, Vital for DLLs Commentary 10/7/2015
AEI 5 legacies from Duncan’s tenure as Secretary of Education Commentary 10/6/2015
AEI School choice’s supply problem Commentary 10/6/2015
AEI Better financing, more new schools Commentary 10/6/2015
Bellwether The Teacher Evaluation and Improvement Merry-Go-Round is Dizzying Commentary 10/6/2015
Education Trust Between the Echoes: Oh, the Places You’ll Go Commentary 10/6/2015
Heritage Foundation Recess Consultant Hired in Minnesota Schools, Kids Get Coached Through Play Time Commentary 10/6/2015
TNTP Giving Students Academic Ownership Commentary 10/6/2015
AEI Funding growth, expanding opportunity: Novel funding mechanisms for schools of choice Report 10/5/2015
Cato Institute Analyzing Arne’s Era and What’s to Come Commentary 10/5/2015
Ed Next The High-Regulation Approach to School Choice Commentary 10/5/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 10/5/2015
Heartland Institute African-American Parents Emphatically Favor School Choice, Survey Finds Commentary 10/5/2015
Fordham Institute As Arne Duncan exits, another missed opportunity for bipartisanship Commentary 10/3/2015
AEI Experts available to discuss Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down in December Commentary 10/2/2015
AEI Arne Duncan to resign: Reflecting on his tenure Commentary 10/2/2015
ConnCAN ConnCAN Offers Statement On The Resignation Of U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Commentary 10/2/2015
New America Foundation Getting K-12 Education Organizations to Rethink their Retention and Inclusion Practice at the Top Commentary 10/2/2015

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