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Think Twice Weekly Report
November 14 - November 20, 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 On Hillary Clinton’s Remarks, Teacher Organizations’ Silence Is Deafening Commentary 11/20/2015
Brookings Institute Why federal spending on disadvantaged students (Title I) doesn’t work Report 11/20/2015
Heartland Institute House of Representatives Votes to Reauthorize Charter School Funding Commentary 11/20/2015
Heritage Foundation Not Much for Conservatives to Love in No Child Left Behind Rewrite Commentary 11/20/2015
AEI NCLB agreement would overhaul Uncle Sam’s role in schooling Commentary 11/19/2015
Bellwether Connecting Teacher Preparation Programs and District Partners Through Performance Assessments Commentary 11/19/2015
Bellwether School Accountability Before, During, and After NCLB Commentary 11/19/2015
Brookings Institute Response to AERA statement on value-added measures: Where are the cautionary statements on alternative measures? Commentary 11/19/2015
CRPE The Politics of Education Reform Commentary 11/19/2015
Ed Next The Winter 2016 Issue of Education Next Is Here Commentary 11/19/2015
Fordham Institute MCAS 2.0 charts a good course, but more wind is needed Commentary 11/19/2015
AEI How professional educators can make policy work for their profession Commentary 11/18/2015
AEI A new bipartisan education bill curbs Obama-era overreach Commentary 11/18/2015
Bellwether Hillary Clinton Should Listen to Her Friend Raj Chetty on Teacher Effectiveness Commentary 11/18/2015
CRPE The SEA of the Future: Building Agency Capacity for Evidence-Based Policymaking Report 11/18/2015
Ed Next Time’s Up: Full-Time Virtual Charter Schools Must Become Transparent Together Commentary 11/18/2015
Education Trust Turns Out — Who Knew? — Strong State Accountability Systems Might Even Be Helpful Commentary 11/18/2015
Fordham Institute Let's check our halos at the door, education reformers Commentary 11/18/2015
Fordham Institute The new ESEA, in a single table Commentary 11/18/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 11/18/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core’s Double Whammy Commentary 11/18/2015
Heartland Institute Record Number of Florida Students Are Using Private School Choice Commentary 11/18/2015
Show-Me Institute Questions For The Kansas City Public Schools Master Plan Commentary 11/18/2015
Ed Next Is America’s Poverty Rate Exceptional? It Depends On How You Define Poverty. Commentary 11/17/2015
Ed Next Voucher victory Commentary 11/17/2015
Heartland Institute Congress Likely to Retread NCLB Commentary 11/17/2015
Heartland Institute Common Core Testing Company Fails to Meet Testing Mandate in Three States Commentary 11/17/2015
New America Foundation The “Triple Segregation” of Latinos, ELLs: What Can We Do? Commentary 11/17/2015
New America Foundation New Flexibilities on PARCC, New Opportunities to Lower the Bar for Students Commentary 11/17/2015
Public Impact Opportunity Culture Voices: Mixing Team Leadership, Specialization Commentary 11/17/2015
Reason Foundation Expand K-12 coding through school autonomy, not mandates Commentary 11/17/2015
AEI Weighing the value of the new education philanthropy Commentary 11/16/2015
Bellwether Can Focusing on Cost-Benefit Analyses Make Us Forget Pre-K’s True Benefits? Commentary 11/16/2015
Fordham Institute Failing Our Brightest Kids: A talk with NAGC's executive director René Islas Video 11/16/2015
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 11/16/2015
Heartland Institute National Education Association Calls for Fight Against Income Inequality Commentary 11/16/2015
Lexington Institute Personalized Learning Produces Positive Outcomes Commentary 11/16/2015
New America Foundation Portland Public Schools: Achieving Equity One Dual Immersion Program at a Time Commentary 11/16/2015
New America Foundation What Will it Take for National “TeachStrong” Campaign to Really Go National? Commentary 11/16/2015
University of Arkansas Falling Below the Line: Minimum Subgroup Size and Special Education Enrollment Report 11/16/2015
Heartland Institute Study: Common Core and Aligned Testing Consortia Illegal Commentary 11/14/2015
Cato Institute NCLB Compromise Looking Pretty Bad Commentary 11/13/2015
Fordham Institute Behind in the ninth inning, Duncan digs in again Commentary 11/13/2015
Fordham Institute Rubio, Carson, and the Republican conundrum on education Commentary 11/13/2015
Fordham Institute Fordham's Mike Petrilli and Checker Finn on the ESEA compromise Commentary 11/13/2015

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