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Think Twice Weekly Report
March 25 - April 7, 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
Center of the American Experiment Why 4-Year-Olds Should Beat Governor Dayton Back with an Olive Branch Commentary 4/6/2017
ConnCAN ConnCAN Reacts To State Board Of Education's Vote To Not Link Student Growth Results On Mastery Exams To Educator Evaluations Commentary 4/6/2017
CRPE Charters Must Avoid Recreating the Failed School District Financial Model Commentary 4/6/2017
Ed Next Make Teaching More Doable Commentary 4/6/2017
Lexington Institute Timing Is Everything: Seizing The Opportunity For Personalized Learning (From Forbes) Commentary 4/6/2017
New America Foundation A Well-Intended Bad Idea: Mayor Emanuel’s Plan for Chicago High Schools Commentary 4/6/2017
AEI School choice, bureaucracy, and American Airlines Commentary 4/5/2017
AEI The problem of big ‘r’ school reform | In 60 seconds Video 4/5/2017
AEI School choice isn’t “either-or” Commentary 4/5/2017
ConnCAN CEO Jennifer Alexander Testifies In Opposition To The Performance Evaluation Advisory Council's Recommendation To Delink Student Growth To Educator Evaluations Commentary 4/5/2017
Fordham Institute D.C. is a bright spot in the dismal teacher dismissal landscape Commentary 4/5/2017
Fordham Institute Dual-credit dereliction Commentary 4/5/2017
Fordham Institute Curriculum becomes a reform strategy Commentary 4/5/2017
Fordham Institute Education reform in New York? Fuhgeddaboudit. Commentary 4/5/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/5/2017
New America Foundation A First Glimpse of the Trump Administration's Workforce Vision Commentary 4/5/2017
Show-Me Institute Charter Schools: A Mother's Plea For Her Son Video 4/5/2017
AEI Going small on educating the future workforce Commentary 4/4/2017
ConnCAN Jennifer Alexander Testifies In Support Of House Bill 5701, An Act Concerning The Timing Of The Adoption Of The Education Cost-Sharing Grant And Municipal Aid Funding By The General Assembly Commentary 4/4/2017
Ed Next What Do International Students Think of American Schools? Commentary 4/4/2017
Education Trust Maryland Takes a Big Step in the Wrong Direction Commentary 4/4/2017
New America Foundation Contours of the Field: Dual Language Learners and Immigration Commentary 4/4/2017
New America Foundation New DC Regulations Bring Changes to Child Care Commentary 4/4/2017
Show-Me Institute “Chokepoints” Demonstrate Need For New Charter Schools Commentary 4/4/2017
Cato Institute Policy Trade-offs: D.C. Child Care Edition Commentary 4/3/2017
Ed Choice BRIEF: School Choice in the States, March 2017 Commentary 4/3/2017
Ed Next Finding the Right Fit for Charters and Special-Needs Students Commentary 4/3/2017
Ed Next Who Could Benefit From School Choice? Mapping Access to Public and Private Schools Commentary 4/3/2017
Fordham Institute Why Nikole Hannah-Jones's faith in public schools loses sight of some harsher truths Commentary 4/3/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 4/3/2017
New America Foundation Don’t Use Kindergarten Readiness Assessments for Accountability Commentary 4/3/2017
New America Foundation Can We Get to 5 Million “Apprenticeships” in 5 Years? Commentary 4/3/2017
AEI Three takeaways from Senator Lamar Alexander’s speech on ESSA Commentary 3/31/2017
AEI Dear President Trump: afterschool learning matters, too Commentary 3/31/2017
University of Arkansas Understanding a Vicious Cycle: Do Out-of-School Suspensions Impact Student Test Scores? Report 3/31/2017
AEI The Venn-diagram overlap shrinks Commentary 3/30/2017
Center for American Progress Trump University: A Look at an Enduring Education Scandal Commentary 3/30/2017
Fordham Institute Leveraging ESSA to Support Quality-School Growth Report 3/30/2017
New America Foundation Translating Reclassification Policies into School-Level Practices Commentary 3/30/2017
AEI The Every Student Succeeds Act: A keynote address by Senator Lamar Alexander Announcement/Video 3/29/2017
Brookings Institution Education Choice and Competition Index 2016: Summary and Commentary Report 3/29/2017
CRPE What’s Next for Newark? Commentary 3/29/2017
Ed Choice What We Can Do About School Choice’s Supply-Side Problem Commentary 3/29/2017
Ed Next Racial Disparities in School Suspensions Commentary 3/29/2017
Fordham Institute What states can learn from Ohio about school funding Commentary 3/29/2017
Fordham Institute Touchdown, Colorado! A school rating system that gets the basics right Commentary 3/29/2017
Fordham Institute The three miracles required for Donald Trump to become the patron saint of school choice Commentary 3/29/2017
WILL WILL Press Release | WILL President and General Counsel Rick Esenberg Statement on Wisconsin Superintendent Evers’s Debate Remarks Commentary 3/29/2017
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 3/28/2017
New America Foundation Youth at Risk: The Neglected Education of Incarcerated Juveniles Commentary 3/28/2017
Ed Choice Study finds private schoolers express anti-Semitism, intolerance at lower rates than public schoolers Commentary 3/27/2017
Ed Next The Effect of Louisiana’s Voucher Program on School Integration: A Response to The Century Foundation Commentary 3/27/2017
Ed Next The Evolution of the Charter School Market and the Next Generation of Charter School Research Commentary 3/27/2017
Fordham Institute Neighborhood kid grows up to lead promising local charter school Commentary 3/27/2017
New America Foundation Pre-K in DC: Leading in Access and Working to Improve Instructional Quality Commentary 3/27/2017

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