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Think Twice Weekly Report
November 7 - November 13, 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
ConnCAN New NAEP Scores Show Bright Spots and Persistent Gaps Commentary 11/12/2015
Fordham Institute Here's my roadmap to a 2016 education agenda Commentary 11/12/2015
Mackinac Center Fixing Detroit Schools – Five Principles Commentary 11/12/2015
New America Foundation Early Learning Standards for DLLs: How Can States Do Better? Commentary 11/12/2015
Pioneer Institute Pioneer Statement on Next-Generation MCAS Announcement Commentary 11/12/2015
Public Impact Launching Paid Teacher Leadership with Union-District Partnership Commentary 11/12/2015
Reason Foundation Vanderbilt Study Casts Doubt on Benefits of State-Run Pre-K Programs Commentary 11/12/2015
TNTP Tulsa Public Schools: The Rocky Balboa of Teacher Hiring Commentary 11/12/2015
ALEC Students Win in Louisiana: U.S. Department of Justice Loses Case to Shut Down School Choice Commentary 11/11/2015
Ed Next Learning English Commentary 11/11/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 11/11/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core Math Strategies Supplanting Standard Processes Commentary 11/11/2015
Bellwether The Importance of Considering Nuance in Teacher Evaluation Reform Commentary 11/10/2015
Center for American Progress TeachStrong: A Campaign to Modernize and Elevate Teaching Commentary 11/10/2015
CRPE Closing the Discipline Gap Commentary 11/10/2015
Fordham Institute Charters are much more than district R&D Commentary 11/10/2015
Fordham Institute No, Hillary, public schools do not "take everybody" Commentary 11/10/2015
Friedman Foundation BRIEF: School Choice in the States October 2015 Commentary 11/10/2015
Gates Foundation Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning Report 11/10/2015
Gates Foundation What Educators Want From Digital Instruction Tools 2.0 Report 11/10/2015
Heartland Institute Educating a Public Worthy of Our Veterans Commentary 11/10/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core Math Standards Encourage Dubious 'Inquiry-Based' Approaches Commentary 11/10/2015
Heritage Foundation They Claimed Giving All Students Free School Lunches Would Raise Test Scores. Here’s What Happened. Commentary 11/10/2015
Pioneer Institute Setting Academic Performance Standards: MCAS vs. PARCC. Report 11/10/2015
TNTP Creating the Conditions for Strong Teacher Development Commentary 11/10/2015
Center of the American Experiment Racism in Schools is Overstated Commentary 11/9/2015
Ed Next Why Do German Students Learn More, When Their Schools Get Less Money? Commentary 11/9/2015
Ed Next Are Disruption-Free Schools Only for the Rich? Commentary 11/9/2015
Ed Next Rethinking Charter School Evaluations When the Gold Standard Is Off the Table Commentary 11/9/2015
Fordham Institute Six headlines from 2015 NAEP TUDA Commentary 11/9/2015
Fordham Institute A different kind of lesson from Finland Commentary 11/9/2015
New America Foundation States Still Racing to the Top, But What’s Next? Commentary 11/9/2015
Public Impact The Whole Package: 12 Factors of High-Impact Teacher-Leader Roles Commentary 11/9/2015
Fordham Institute and Public Impact Is Detente Possible? District-charter school relations in four cities Report 11/4/2015

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