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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 10 - October 16, 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
Ed Next So Far Only Ohio is Backing Off A High Standard for Proficiency Commentary 10/16/2015
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Are Nevada Secular Private Schools Affordable with ESAs? Commentary 10/16/2015
CRPE More Than One Path Out of the Bottom Commentary 10/15/2015
Fordham Institute Democratic debate's rare snippets of education included college affordability, early learning Commentary 10/15/2015
New America Foundation Growth for ELLs: Trends Across High-Flying Districts Commentary 10/15/2015
Pioneer Institute A Critical Review of the Massachusetts Next Generation Science and Technology/Engineering Standards Report 10/15/2015
Reason Foundation The Los Angeles Charter School Expansion Plan and Status Quo Politics Commentary 10/15/2015
Show-Me Institute You will be made to care: Sex Ed Edition Commentary 10/15/2015
TNTP Join the Teacher Development Discussion Commentary 10/15/2015
AEI An uncivil civil war Commentary 10/14/2015
AEI Arne Duncan’s lofty speech lays out a bad bet Commentary 10/14/2015
Cato Institute Reclaiming Liberal Support for School Choice Commentary 10/14/2015
Center for American Progress The Hidden Value of Curriculum Reform: Do States and Districts Receive the Most Bang for Their Curriculum Buck? Report 10/14/2015
Ed Next Education Savings Accounts Are For More Than Just Private School Tuition Commentary 10/14/2015
Fordham Institute Finland's "joyful, illiterate kindergarteners" Commentary 10/14/2015
Fordham Institute Charter reform in Ohio Commentary 10/14/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio backpedaled on proficiency, but it's the exception Commentary 10/14/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/14/2015
Heartland Institute Lies, Damned Lies, and Common Core Commentary 10/14/2015
Public Impact Creating a Statewide Turnaround District: Lessons from Tennessee Commentary 10/14/2015
Bellwether Engaging Low-Income Families and Families of Color to be Architects of Education Policy Commentary 10/13/2015
Bellwether Are Rural High Schools Short-changing Graduates? Commentary 10/13/2015
Brookings Institute Student teaching: Can we leverage the recent teacher “shortage” to students’ advantage? Commentary 10/13/2015
Fordham Institute Yes, achievement tests matter. No, they don't capture everything Commentary 10/13/2015
Fordham Institute How schools can offset the "Asian advantage" for other kids, too Commentary 10/13/2015
Heritage Foundation Cementing a School Choice Legacy in the Nation’s Capital Commentary 10/13/2015
New America Foundation Building Strong Systems of Support for Dual Language Learners Commentary 10/13/2015
TNTP What Chinese Takeout Taught Me about Text Selection Commentary 10/13/2015
Cato Institute The Common Core Is in Retreat Commentary 10/12/2015
Cato Institute Montana Bureaucrats: Religious Families Need Not Apply Commentary 10/12/2015
New America Foundation New Research: DLLs’ Language Acquisition Patterns are Anything But Simple Commentary 10/12/2015
New America Foundation Building Momentum for Postsecondary Success Commentary 10/12/2015

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