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Think Twice Weekly Report
April 29 - May 5, 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 School choice and segregation: Evidence from New Orleans Commentary 5/5/2017
Ed Next Why I Go To Parent-Teacher Conferences, Or, The Flip Side of Accountability Commentary 5/5/2017
Ed Next Rethinking Use of Space and Time for Next Generation Schools Commentary 5/5/2017
Ed Next Hard Lessons in Education Reform: The 1,000 Flowers Question Commentary 5/5/2017
Manhattan Institute Why Secretary DeVos Must Champion Course Choice Commentary 5/5/2017
New America Foundation Contours of the Field: Dual Language Learners and Academic Language Commentary 5/5/2017
Bellwether ICYMI: Recapping Bellwether’s School Transportation Event Commentary 5/4/2017
Center of the American Experiment Minnesota’s Immense Achievement Gaps: The Untapped Promise of Vouchers Report 5/4/2017
Ed Next Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most? Commentary 5/4/2017
Fordham Institute Education reporters: Beware of the bubble Commentary 5/4/2017
Heartland Institute Arkansas ESA Bill Fails In House Commentary 5/4/2017
AEI Why school ’empowerment’ is tough: United edition Commentary 5/3/2017
AEI Education reform: Why we shouldn’t use the courts | In 60 seconds Video 5/3/2017
AEI Hard lessons in education reform Announcement 5/3/2017
Brookings Institution How the quality of school lunch affects students’ academic performance Commentary 5/3/2017
Cato Institute Want to Regulate Schools? Use Parents Commentary 5/3/2017
ConnCAN "Our #1 Ranking Feels Like We Are Proving People Wrong:" A Scholar's Story Commentary 5/3/2017
CRPE Teachers Don’t Need to Go It Alone on Personalized Learning Commentary 5/3/2017
Ed Choice What ESAs in K–12 Education Are and How They’re Different from Coverdell ESAs Commentary 5/3/2017
Ed Next Why School “Empowerment” Is Tough: United Edition Commentary 5/3/2017
Fordham Institute Practice what you teach Commentary 5/3/2017
Fordham Institute Education changes in Trump's first 100 days Commentary 5/3/2017
Fordham Institute One reason why affluent, liberal parents often choose segregated schools, even when that may not be their intention Commentary 5/3/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 5/3/2017
Heartland Institute New York City Public School Discipline Reform Leads To More Violence, Study Finds Commentary 5/3/2017
Heartland Institute Arizona Lawmaker Proposes Abandoning Compulsory Education Commentary 5/3/2017
New America Foundation Interview: Painting the ESSA Canvas with Comprehensive Educator Learning Systems Commentary 5/3/2017
AEI Interview—Rick Hess: Letters to a Young Education Reformer Commentary 5/2/2017
AEI Discussing his book “Letters to a Young Education Reformer”: Hess on ‘The Lars Larson Show’ Podcast 5/2/2017
AEI School choice research is not a weapon Commentary 5/2/2017
AEI The real problem with school voucher programs Commentary 5/2/2017
Bellwether Miles to Go: Bringing School Transportation into the 21st Century Report 5/2/2017
Cato Institute State-Driven Accountability Is Not Dead, But It Should Be Commentary 5/2/2017
Commentary U.S. Teachers Unions Oppose School Choice In Africa Commentary 5/2/2017
Ed Choice BRIEF: School Choice in the States, April 2017 Commentary 5/2/2017
Ed Choice Understanding the New IES Report on the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program Commentary 5/2/2017
Ed Next Starting With the ‘Why’ in Personalized Learning Commentary 5/2/2017
Ed Next Public School Choice as Competitive Advantage: A Look at Denver Public Schools Commentary 5/2/2017
New America Foundation The Outsized Role of Parent Contributions in Elementary School Finance Commentary 5/2/2017
New America Foundation Looking Before They Leap: How ESSA Can Help Students Transition Commentary 5/2/2017
WILL 5 Things Everyone Should Know About the State Budget Report 5/2/2017
AEI Why the U.S. News best high school rankings are flawed Commentary 5/1/2017
Center of the American Experiment How to Rein in State Pre-K Program While Helping At-Risk Kids Commentary 5/1/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 5/1/2017
WILL WILL BLOG | Flanders, Parrottino: 5 Things Everyone Should Know About The State Budget Commentary 5/1/2017
Center of the American Experiment Gov. Dayton should take olive branch offered on pre-K Commentary 4/29/2017
Ed Choice Continuing to Learn from School Choice in Washington D.C. Commentary 4/29/2017
Heartland Institute Press Release: Heartland Institute Experts React To Missouri Education Savings Account Bill Commentary 4/28/2017

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