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Think Twice Weekly Report
December 12 - December 18, 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
Heartland Institute Ohio Teachers Union Officials Are Paid Twice As Much As Teachers Commentary 12/18/2015
New America Foundation Third Grade Reading Laws: A Look at the Leading States Commentary 12/18/2015
New America Foundation New Title III Grants Signal Shifting Federal Priorities for ELL Educators Commentary 12/18/2015
Public Impact Opportunity Culture Results: Dashboard 2.0 Commentary 12/18/2015
TNTP TNTP’s Favorite Thinkers Review 2015 Commentary 12/18/2015
Brookings Institution Research base for improved classroom learning: Brain or behavior? Report 12/17/2015
CRPE The Tough Realities of School Turnaround in Tennessee Commentary 12/17/2015
Ed Next The Next-Gen High School to Watch Commentary 12/17/2015
Fordham Institute A guide for K–12 gardeners Commentary 12/17/2015
George W. Bush Institute Teamwork Matters in the Making of a Great Principal Commentary 12/17/2015
Heartland Institute North Carolina Parents Ditch Public Schools Commentary 12/17/2015
New America Foundation The FY 2016 Spending Bill Brings Some Holiday Cheer for Early Education Commentary 12/17/2015
Public Impact Opportunity Culture Voices: Why All Schools Need Multi-Classroom Leadership Commentary 12/17/2015
Show-Me Institute Private School Pioneers in Kansas City and St. Louis? Commentary 12/17/2015
Fordham Institute How to solve Scalia's race problem Commentary 12/16/2015
Fordham Institute Poverty cannot explain America's mediocre test scores Commentary 12/16/2015
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 12/16/2015
AEI Newark’s lesson Commentary 12/15/2015
Ed Next School Pension Costs Continue to Rise Commentary 12/15/2015
Fordham Institute Governor Cuomo's task force looks to bury higher standards Commentary 12/15/2015
Friedman Foundation Seven Survey Snapshots of Colorado’s K–12 Education Landscape Commentary 12/15/2015
NCTQ December 2015: Recap of 2015 Teacher Trendlines Commentary 12/15/2015
TNTP Choosing Wisely: A Strategic Approach to Curriculum in Duval County Commentary 12/15/2015
AEI A tale of 2 states: Lessons to be learned Commentary 12/14/2015
Bellwether The Coming ESSA Cliff Commentary 12/14/2015
Bellwether Six Factors Pushing Education Governance into the Reform Spotlight Commentary 12/14/2015
Cato Institute The Year of Educational Choice: Final Tally Commentary 12/14/2015
Ed Next How Woodrow Wilson Denied African-Americans an Academic Education Commentary 12/14/2015
Fordham Institute What I saw at Success Academies Commentary 12/14/2015
Fordham Institute All children deserve safe schools Commentary 12/14/2015
New America Foundation Interview: New Research Links Dual Immersion to Reading Score Gains Commentary 12/14/2015
New America Foundation Federal Share in K-12 Spending Remains Low, But Varies Widely Commentary 12/14/2015
New America Foundation Should State Funding Formulas Include Pre-K? Commentary 12/14/2015
Reason Foundation Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent: Great Leaders Need to Make Decisions About Their Schools Commentary 12/14/2015
TNTP Gov. Cuomo: Don’t Back Down on High Standards Commentary 12/14/2015

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