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Think Twice Weekly Report
January 28 - February 3, 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
Heartland Institute Virginia School District Removes Classic Literature From Classrooms, Sparking Protest Commentary 2/4/2017
Education Next The Patriots and the ‘Unpopular Stuff’ of Excellence Commentary 2/3/2017
Heartland Institute U.S. Students Make Unimpressive Showing On International Tests Commentary 2/3/2017
Mackinac Center Saginaw’s Lowest Performing Schools Get the Most Money Commentary 2/3/2017
AEI Discussing the $7 billion school improvement grant program: Smarick on KMFB’s ‘The Mike Slater Show’ Podcast 2/2/2017
AEI Discussing Betsy DeVos’ nomination for Secretary of Education: Smarick on WHYY’s ‘Radio Times’ Commentary 2/2/2017
Brookings Institution How the U.S. Department of Education can foster education reform in the era of Trump and ESSA Commentary 2/2/2017
Cato Institute Trump, UC Berkeley, and the Federal Funding Whip Commentary 2/2/2017
Center for American Progress Betsy DeVos’ Threat to Children with Disabilities Commentary 2/2/2017
Ed Choice BRIEF: School Choice in the States, January 2017 Commentary 2/2/2017
Education Next Teaching Like a Champion: Blended Learning Edition Commentary 2/2/2017
Fordham Institute Charter school advocates should think twice before trashing vouchers Commentary 2/2/2017
Heartland Institute The Ignored Lesson and Teachable Moment From the 2016 Election Commentary 2/2/2017
New America Foundation Betsy DeVos and the Cycle of LGBT Student Inequity Commentary 2/2/2017
ALEC The Case for School Choice Video 2/1/2017
Bellwether Student Learning Should Matter for Teacher Evaluation Ratings, But It Still Doesn’t Commentary 2/1/2017
Brookings Institution Race gaps in SAT scores highlight inequality and hinder upward mobility Commentary 2/1/2017
Brookings Institution Race gaps in SAT math scores are as big as ever Commentary 2/1/2017
Cato Institute Politicians: Hopelessly Naïve about Government Commentary 2/1/2017
Education Next Necessity, Not Nicety: What We’ve Learned About District-Charter Alliances Commentary 2/1/2017
Fordham Institute A reflection on race, social justice, and education reform Commentary 2/1/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 2/1/2017
Lexington Institute Richmond Policy Briefing: Improving Educational Opportunities for Military-Connected Students Report 2/1/2017
New America Foundation Texas Study Finds Quality Pre-K Linked with 3rd Grade Performance Commentary 2/1/2017
AEI The Every Student Succeeds Act: A 101 Guide Commentary 1/31/2017
AEI School choiceniks: Think “Common Core” and be careful what you wish for Commentary 1/31/2017
AEI Rethink school accountability Commentary 1/31/2017
Cato Institute DeVos Moves On, and So Does Choice vs. “Accountability” Debate Commentary 1/31/2017
Center for American Progress 13 Facts that Set the Record Straight on DeVos Commentary 1/31/2017
Education Next School Choiceniks: Think “Common Core” and Be Careful What You Wish For Commentary 1/31/2017
PPI Thank you Governor Cuomo! Commentary 1/31/2017
TNTP Giving Native Communities a Seat at the Education Policy Table Commentary 1/31/2017
Education Next Are Great Teachers Poor Scholars? Commentary 1/30/2017
Fordham Institute A federal scholarship tax credit: Trump's only fifty-state school-choice option Commentary 1/30/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 1/30/2017
Heartland Institute Press Release: Heartland Institute to Host Climate Conference in Washington, DC March 23-24 Announcement 1/30/2017
New America Foundation How Educators in Fresno Are Working Together to Support Young, Dual Language Learners Commentary 1/30/2017
New America Foundation Betsy DeVos, Guns, and Picking the Right Tools For a Job Commentary 1/30/2017
Heartland Institute Colorado Producing Fewer Teachers, State Reports Commentary 1/28/2017
Brookings Institution Choosing between teachers and technology Commentary 1/3/2017

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