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Think Twice Weekly Report
October 31 - November 6, 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 Survey Says: Black Voters Support School Choice Commentary 11/6/2015
Education Trust Why Common Core Math Standards Aren’t As Fuzzy As Some Say Commentary 11/6/2015
Friedman Foundation Why Common Core Math Standards Aren’t As Fuzzy As Some Say Commentary 11/6/2015
New America Foundation “Pay for Success” Gaining Traction as ECE Funding Option, But Should It Be? Commentary 11/6/2015
Reason Foundation Improving Santa Ana Schools Have a Long Way to Go Commentary 11/6/2015
AEI The legal landscape of parental-choice policy Report 11/5/2015
AEI Making school choice work for kids Announcement 11/5/2015
AEI The effect of public and private schooling on anti-Semitism Announcement 11/5/2015
TNTP Fixing School Discipline Falls on Our Shoulders, Not Students’ Commentary 11/5/2015
Cato Institute An Ostrich’s Review of the Research on School Choice Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute New York City is failing its bright poor students Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute The Race-to-the-Top mindset Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute Germany is leaving its bright students behind Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute Disruptive students hurt strivers most Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute Is detente possible? District-charter school relations Commentary 11/4/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Commentary 11/4/2015
Heritage Foundation Challenger Unseats School Board Member Who Supported Transgender Policy Commentary 11/4/2015
Pioneer Institute What True Education Reform Leaders Think About MCAS & Charters Commentary 11/4/2015
Show-Me Institute Show-Me Now! More School Choice, More Graduates Commentary 11/4/2015
Show-Me Institute Going Dutch On School Choice Commentary 11/4/2015
AEI A history of federal early care and education policies Commentary 11/3/2015
AEI New article argues poverty not to blame for poor relative test scores Commentary 11/3/2015
AEI Evidence at the crossroads pt. 2: Moneyball for education Commentary 11/3/2015
AEI ‘Set their feet upon surer paths’ Commentary 11/3/2015
ALEC Kasich Signs Ohio Bill Designed to Strengthen Public Charter School Accountability Commentary 11/3/2015
Bellwether Teacher Retention and the Economy: An Example from North Carolina Commentary 11/3/2015
Center for American Progress Smart, Skilled, and Striving: Transforming and Elevating the Teaching Profession Report 11/3/2015
Center on Education Policy Invisible by Design: How Congress Risks Hiding the Performance of Disadvantaged Students Report 11/3/2015
CRPE No One Has a Monopoly On “Beating the Odds” Commentary 11/3/2015
Ed Next America’s Mediocre Test Scores Commentary 11/3/2015
Fordham Institute The problem isn't testing, it's short-term thinking Commentary 11/3/2015
Heartland Institute Pointing Fingers over NAEP Decline Commentary 11/3/2015
Heritage Foundation Countdown: District Has 30 Days to Change Transgender Student Locker Room Policy or Lose Federal Funds Commentary 11/3/2015
New America Foundation Newsletter: Early & Elementary Ed Update Commentary 11/3/2015
TNTP Our Broken Promise to High School Graduates Commentary 11/3/2015
AEI Renewing childhood’s promise: The history and future of federal early care and education policy Report 11/2/2015
Bellwether Success Academy Isn’t Being THAT Unreasonable About Pre-K Commentary 11/2/2015
Brookings Institute Evaluating progress: An update on the state of teacher evaluation reform Commentary 11/2/2015
Center on Education Policy Understanding the Nation's Report Card: A Symposium on the 2015 Results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress Announcement 11/2/2015
ConnCAN ConnCAN Provides In-Depth Analysis of 2015 NAEP Results Commentary 11/2/2015
Ed Next Can City Schools Address the Achievement and Opportunity Gap? Commentary 11/2/2015
Education Trust Between the Echoes: AP Hunger Games Commentary 11/2/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 11/2/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core Math Standards Intensify the Existing Reform Math Agenda Commentary 11/2/2015
NCTQ State of the States 2015: Evaluating Teaching, Leading and Learning Report 10/27/2015
AEI What we can do to live up to the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education Video 10/26/2015

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