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Think Twice Weekly Report
January 14 - January 19, 2017

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 Choice is Coming – But for Pre-K, It’s Already Here Commentary 1/19/2017
Brookings Institution Sparring over growth and proficiency measures in DeVos’s confirmation hearing Commentary 1/19/2017
Cato Institute Fed Ed Failure File Just Got Fatter Commentary 1/19/2017
ConnCAN Governor Malloy’s State Of The State Address Provides Hope For The 2017 Legislative Session Commentary 1/19/2017
Ed Choice Arkansas introduces a universal tax credit-funded ESA bill, takes a huge step for students Commentary 1/19/2017
Ed Next 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens Commentary 1/19/2017
Ed Next Why the Proficiency-Versus-Growth Debate Matters for Assessing School Performance Commentary 1/19/2017
Fordham Institute How Obama's K–12 schooling drove his education policy—and may also shape his retirement Commentary 1/19/2017
New America Foundation What “Transforming the Workforce” Says About Leaders Commentary 1/19/2017
Show-Me Institute Gov. Greitens Makes School Choice A Priority In State Of The State Address Commentary 1/19/2017
AEI Betsy DeVos and the Manichean impulse Commentary 1/18/2017
Bellwether Diving Deeper into Michigan Data in Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation Hearing Last Night Commentary 1/18/2017
Brookings Institution The constant pursuit of freedom…the struggle continues Commentary 1/18/2017
Cato Institute Victory for Kids: School Choice Safe in Florida Commentary 1/18/2017
Cato Institute (In)digesting the DeVos Confirmation Hearing Commentary 1/18/2017
Center of the American Experiment U.S. Senator recalls Minnesota’s historical contribution to School Choice at Betsy Devos Hearings Commentary 1/18/2017
Ed Next The 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings Commentary 1/18/2017
Ed Next The Teacher Evaluation Revamp, In Hindsight Commentary 1/18/2017
Education Trust DeVos Hearing: What We Heard and What We Didn’t Commentary 1/18/2017
Fordham Institute A competitive school choice program that puts families first Commentary 1/18/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio's charter reforms are on the right track Commentary 1/18/2017
Fordham Institute When one reform door closes, the Overton Window opens Commentary 1/18/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 1/18/2017
Heritage Foundation Betsy DeVos Hearing Highlights the Need for Less Government Control in Education Commentary 1/18/2017
Manhattan Institute The Citizen Academy Way — Why a Cleveland Charter Succeeds in a Failure Zone Commentary 1/18/2017
Manhattan Institute Ideas for the New Administration: Two K-12 Federal Education Strategies Commentary 1/18/2017
Pioneer Institute Attrition, Dropout and Student Mobility in District & Charter Schools Report 1/18/2017
Public Impact Betting on a Brighter Charter School Future for Nevada Students Commentary 1/18/2017
University of Arkansas Does Private Schooling Improve International Test Scores? An Instrumental Variables Fixed Effects Analysis of the Impact of Private Schooling On PISA Scores Report 1/18/2017
University of Arkansas Private Schooling Promotes Political and Economic Freedom? An International Fixed Effects Instrumental Variables Analysis Report 1/18/2017
WILL RightWisconsin | Five Takeaways From The DeVos Hearings Commentary 1/18/2017
AEI Discussing Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education: Hess on PBS “Newshour” Video 1/17/2017
AEI Betsy DeVos & education under President-Elect Trump Commentary 1/17/2017
AEI Ask DeVos about Title I funding Commentary 1/17/2017
Bellwether Questions for Betsy DeVos Inspired by Education Outcomes in Michigan Commentary 1/17/2017
Cato Institute Prepping for DeVos Confirmation Hearing Commentary 1/17/2017
Cato Institute Education for American Indians Commentary 1/17/2017
Ed Choice Milwaukee school vouchers to drive more than $499 million in socioeconomic benefits Commentary 1/17/2017
Ed Choice Why Milwaukee’s Voucher Program Isn’t the Litmus Test for School Choice Everywhere (Despite Its Positive Results) Commentary 1/17/2017
Ed Next The 2017 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Scoring Rubric Commentary 1/17/2017
Ed Next Race, Student Debt, and For-Profit Graduate Schools Commentary 1/17/2017
Ed Next The Data on Detroit Commentary 1/17/2017
Fordham Institute How the feds can boost private school choice programs Commentary 1/17/2017
Fordham Institute Why Latino parents have a friend in Trump and DeVos Commentary 1/17/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 1/17/2017
Manhattan Institute The Data on Detroit Commentary 1/17/2017
New America Foundation Taking A Look at Transitional Kindergarten in California Commentary 1/17/2017
New America Foundation Reports Offers Promising Examples of PreK-3rd Alignment Work Commentary 1/17/2017
WILL Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Borsuk: Study Rouses (But Doesn’t Settle) School Sector Debate Commentary 1/17/2017
Brookings Institution Race, class, and Americans’ perspectives of achievement gaps Commentary 1/16/2017
Ed Next The Five-Tool Scholar Commentary 1/16/2017
Education Trust Martin Luther King Jr.: The Chief Aim of Education Is to Save Man From the Morass of Propaganda Commentary 1/16/2017
Mackinac Center Detroit Charters Far Outperform Traditional Schools Commentary 1/16/2017

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