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Think Twice Weekly Report
February 25 - March 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
AEI Donald Trump’s Election is a “Sputnik Moment” for Civics Education Commentary 3/3/2017
Center for American Progress A New Vision for School Accountability Report 3/3/2017
Center for American Progress Designing Accountability: Three Approaches to School Classification Systems Report 3/3/2017
Center for American Progress Vouchers Are Not a Viable Solution for Vast Swaths of America Commentary 3/3/2017
Ed Choice Friday Freakout: Why Shaming School Choice Parents Will Hurt Your Community Commentary 3/3/2017
Ed Choice Ohio Education Savings Account Bill Expands Choice, Consolidates Programs Commentary 3/3/2017
Ed Next Is the US Education Bar Set Too Low For All Kids? Commentary 3/3/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Universal ESAs Would Make West Virginia A National Leader In Education Choice Commentary 3/3/2017
Lexington Institute Virginia’s New ‘School Divisions of Innovation’ Plan Eyes the Future of Learning Commentary 3/3/2017
AEI Governors are considering a lot of options for early learning in 2017 Commentary 3/2/2017
Bellwether Ignore the Headlines and Dig into the Results: The Real Impact of Teacher Evaluation Reform Commentary 3/2/2017
Brookings Institution It’s not nothing: The role of money in improving education Commentary 3/2/2017
Cato Institute School Choice War Goes Hot Commentary 3/2/2017
Cato Institute Misconceptions in Raj Chetty’s “Fading American Dream” Commentary 3/2/2017
Ed Choice Good Districts Aren’t Enough Commentary 3/2/2017
Ed Next Letting Federal Data Drive State and Local Policy Under Secretary DeVos Commentary 3/2/2017
Ed Next Touring the Clever Countries Commentary 3/2/2017
Ed Next Leaping to Judgment on School Choice Commentary 3/2/2017
Education Trust Coalition of Business, Civil Rights, Education and Disabilities Advocates Calls on Senators to Vote No on S.J. Res. 25/H.J. Res. 57 Commentary 3/2/2017
Fordham Institute On career readiness, put our measures where our mouth is Commentary 3/2/2017
New America Foundation Unlocking ESSA's Potential to Support Early Learning Report 3/2/2017
New America Foundation Executive order on HBCUs launches Trump's "New Deal for Black America" Commentary 3/2/2017
New America Foundation The False Promises of Online Education Commentary 3/2/2017
Show-Me Institute School Choice For Those Who Can Afford It Commentary 3/2/2017
WILL Apples to Apples: The Definitive Look at School Test Scores in Milwaukee and Wisconsin Report 3/2/2017
AEI What Trump’s speech reveals about his approach to K-12 education Commentary 3/1/2017
Bellwether Rural Communities Don’t All Agree on the End Goal of Public Education Commentary 3/1/2017
Brookings Institution Charter schools and federal power: What’s next for education policy? Commentary 3/1/2017
ConnCAN ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander Submits Testimony For The Education Committee Hearing Commentary 3/1/2017
Ed Next Is Charter School Growth Flat-Lining? Commentary 3/1/2017
Fordham Institute The Common Core-ification of school choice Commentary 3/1/2017
Fordham Institute Louisiana's increased attention to student growth deserves applause, not criticism Commentary 3/1/2017
Fordham Institute Senate Republicans: Save the regs! (At least some of them.) Commentary 3/1/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 3/1/2017
New America Foundation Same Topic, Different Tongue: the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Report on Language Learning Commentary 3/1/2017
TNTP The Problem with Gutting ESSA Regulations Commentary 3/1/2017
AEI PRESS RELEASE: The Every Student Suceeds Act Commentary 2/28/2017
AEI The Trump administration is not attacking transgender students Commentary 2/28/2017
Bellwether Georgia Addressed Its Teacher Shortages With This One Trick Commentary 2/28/2017
Center for American Progress African American Students Deserve a High-Quality Education Commentary 2/28/2017
CRPE With Liberty Comes Responsibility: Why the Portfolio Strategy Matters Now More Than Ever Commentary 2/28/2017
Education Trust Academic Progress in Today’s World: What Students Need Commentary 2/28/2017
Fordham Institute The teachers unions exploited education reform's split over DeVos and inflicted real damage Commentary 2/28/2017
Fordham Institute The diminishing significance of racism and poverty in education reform Commentary 2/28/2017
New America Foundation Panel Discussion Focuses on Reinventing the Primary School Commentary 2/28/2017
New America Foundation New Dual Language Learners Report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Commentary 2/28/2017
AEI Media coverage of new transgender directive qualifies as ‘fake news’ Commentary 2/27/2017
Ed Choice Study Finds Proposed Arkansas Universal ESA Likely to Save Money Commentary 2/27/2017
Ed Next What Title I Portability Would Mean for the Distribution of Federal Education Aid Commentary 2/27/2017
Fordham Institute A 50-state scholarship tax credit Commentary 2/27/2017
Fordham Institute Introducing the Fordham Institute's 2016 Annual Report Commentary 2/27/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 2/27/2017
George W. Bush Institute Accountability Matters for All Students Commentary 2/27/2017
TNTP Immigration Resources For Educators Commentary 2/27/2017

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