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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 24 - October 30, 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
Friedman Foundation Friday Freakout: Do Low-Income Kids Really Benefit from School Choice in South Carolina? Commentary 10/30/2015
New America Foundation New Reports: Dual Language Learners in Portland (OR), San Antonio (TX), and Washington (DC) Commentary 10/30/2015
AEI A train wreck for reading and math scores Commentary 10/29/2015
AEI Tough search for causes of falling NAEP scores Commentary 10/29/2015
ALEC NAEP Scores Disappoint: American Public Education’s Expensive Regress Commentary 10/29/2015
Cato Institute Markets and Social Justice in Housing and Education Commentary 10/29/2015
Cato Institute Testing for Core Disruption Commentary 10/29/2015
Center for American Progress Invisible by Design: How Congress Risks Hiding the Performance of Disadvantaged Students Report 10/29/2015
Ed Next How Do States Really Stack Up on the 2015 NAEP? Commentary 10/29/2015
Heritage Foundation More Spending Adds Up to Underwhelming Math and Reading Scores Commentary 10/29/2015
Reason Foundation 2015 NAEP Results: How Did FRL Students Fare? Commentary 10/29/2015
AEI The effect of public and private schooling on anti-Semitism Announcement 10/28/2015
Cato Institute “Nation’s Report Card” Rapid Reaction Commentary 10/28/2015
Center on Education Policy Understanding the Nation's Report Card: A Symposium on the 2015 Results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress Announcement 10/28/2015
ConnCAN ConnCAN: NAEP Results Show Some Bright Spots, Persistent Gaps For Our Most Vulnerable Students Commentary 10/28/2015
CRPE We Need a Common Yardstick for Cities Commentary 10/28/2015
Education Trust Statement and Analysis from The Education Trust: 2015 NAEP Results Commentary 10/28/2015
Education Trust The ‘Sobering’ News in Today’s NAEP Results Commentary 10/28/2015
Fordham Institute Heartbreak on NAEP Commentary 10/28/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 10/28/2015
Friedman Foundation The Integration Anomaly: Comparing the Effects of K–12 Education Delivery Models on Segregation in Schools Report 10/28/2015
Friedman Foundation New Research on School Segregation Shows Startling Trends Commentary 10/28/2015
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 10/28/2015
Show-Me Institute New Study Suggests Missouri is Still Stuck in the Middle Commentary 10/28/2015
CRPE The Policy Framework for Online Charter Schools Report 10/27/2015
CRPE Fix Online Charter School Policy: It’s Past Time Commentary 10/27/2015
Lexington Institute Findings in Stanford Online School Study Have No Bearing on Blended Learning Commentary 10/27/2015
New America Foundation Data vs. Politics: Why Has Commissioner Chester Stepped Back from PARCC? Commentary 10/27/2015
Pioneer Institute How PARCC’s False Rigor Stunts the Academic Growth of All Students Report 10/27/2015
Pioneer Institute Testing the Tests: Why MCAS Is Better Than PARCC Commentary 10/27/2015
Public Agenda Restoring Opportunity: Perils and Promises for Education Commentary 10/27/2015
AEI The legacy of Brown v. Board II sixty years later: Courts and schools Commentary 10/26/2015
Bellwether Over the Long Term, NAEP Scores Are Way, Way Up Commentary 10/26/2015
Cato Institute Do Non-Profits Criticize Foundations? Or Are They Too Frightened to Do So? Commentary 10/26/2015
ConnCAN Early Childhood Education in Connecticut: Analysis and Implications Report 10/26/2015
ConnCAN ConnCAN Calls For Improvements To Early Childhood Education In Connecticut Announcement 10/26/2015
Fordham Institute Will Declines in NAEP Scores Follow Declines in Median Income? Commentary 10/26/2015
Fordham Institute The administration wants it both ways on testing Commentary 10/26/2015
New America Foundation Master’s Requirement Threatens Equity in Dual Enrollment Access Commentary 10/26/2015
New America Foundation DCPS Uses New Approach to Develop Dual Immersion Programs Commentary 10/26/2015
New America Foundation Keeping Play in Kindergarten Commentary 10/26/2015
TNTP A Two Percent Cap on Testing Misses the Point Commentary 10/26/2015
Bellwether Should Massachusetts PARCC the MCAS? Plus 5 Questions for Other States. Commentary 10/25/2015

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