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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 15 - April 21, 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
Brookings Institution A seat at the table: Black leaders dissatisfied with the K-12 education system, ready to engage in reform Commentary 4/21/2017
Heartland Institute Common Core: A Clandestine Disaster Commentary 4/21/2017
Heartland Institute Arizona Makes Every Child Eligible For ESAs, But Program Caps Remain Commentary 4/21/2017
AEI Failing the civics test, coast to coast Commentary 4/20/2017
AEI Be accountable Commentary 4/20/2017
Brookings Institution The importance of high quality general education for students in special education Commentary 4/20/2017
Cato Institute Yes, Randi Weingarten, Public Schooling Is an Innovation “Dead End.” Just Watch School Inc. Commentary 4/20/2017
Ed Next Making Student Data More Usable: What Innovation Theory Tells Us About Interoperability Commentary 4/20/2017
Ed Next Why Do Private School Teachers Have Such High Turnover Rates? Commentary 4/20/2017
Fordham Institute Lessons for improving school choice from other policy areas Commentary 4/20/2017
Heartland Institute Press Release: Heartland Institute Experts React To The Unanimous Passage Of House Bill Expanding Education Choice Commentary 4/20/2017
NCTQ Unpacking Secondary Certification: State Certification Discontinuity Commentary 4/20/2017
WILL WILL Press Release | WILL Attorneys Testify On DPI/ESSA Oversight Bill Commentary 4/20/2017
AEI The fast, the furious, and school reform Commentary 4/19/2017
CRPE Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most? Commentary 4/19/2017
Ed Choice What New Hampshire Voters Think About School Choice and K–12 Education Commentary 4/19/2017
Ed Next Charters Must Avoid Recreating the Failed School District Financial Model Commentary 4/19/2017
Fordham Institute A discussion of the American Dream, education reform, family breakdown, and more Video 4/19/2017
Fordham Institute Will teacher tenure die? Commentary 4/19/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 4/19/2017
Lexington Institute Colorado’s Opportunity To Improve Educational Outcomes For Military-Connected Students Commentary 4/19/2017
Show-Me Institute Great Schools Are Great News Commentary 4/19/2017
AEI The difference between big and little ‘r’ school reform | In 60 seconds Video 4/18/2017
AEI The Supreme Court can deliver a pivotal win for school choice Commentary 4/18/2017
Brookings Institution As states submit ESSA plans, policymakers must design responsible school rating systems Commentary 4/18/2017
Ed Next Making Equity a First Principle of Personalized Learning Commentary 4/18/2017
Fordham Institute Three Signs That a Proposed Charter School Is at Risk of Failing Report 4/18/2017
Fordham Institute Is a charter school likely to fail? Look at the application. Commentary 4/18/2017
New America Foundation Proceed Carefully with Pell-Funded Dual Enrollment Programs Commentary 4/18/2017
New America Foundation The History and Purpose of the Federal "Ready to Learn" Program Commentary 4/18/2017
Show-Me Institute A Role Model For Education Savings Accounts In Missouri Commentary 4/18/2017
Brookings Institution The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Efects Report 4/17/2017
Ed Choice EdChoice at the annual AEFP Conference Commentary 4/17/2017
Ed Next The Gap Within the Gap Commentary 4/17/2017
Education Trust Evidence-Based Strategies for Improvement: What Are They, and Where Can I Find Them? Commentary 4/17/2017
Fordham Institute DeVos's ESSA peer review guidance is a victory for high achievers Commentary 4/17/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 4/17/2017
New America Foundation What "Transforming the Workforce" Says About the Importance of Continuity Commentary 4/17/2017
New America Foundation New Report from SRCD on What PreK-3rd Means for Instruction Commentary 4/17/2017
New America Foundation Contours of the Field: Dual Language Learners and Early Language Development Commentary 4/17/2017
Pioneer Institute Op-ed: Why Mass. must not let up on testing students Commentary 4/17/2017
Show-Me Institute Attacking Charter Schools With “Alternative Facts” Commentary 4/17/2017
Show-Me Institute U.S. Supreme Court To Weigh In On Playground Dispute Commentary 4/17/2017
University of Arkansas Examining the Impacts of Middle School Disciplinary Policies on 9th Grade Retention Report 4/17/2017

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