Great Lakes Center Logo

Think Twice Weekly Report
July 8 - July 14, 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
Ed Next Charter Authorizing, Kludgeocracy, and a Principled Middle Ground Commentary 7/13/2017
Heartland Institute Ohio Considers Expanding State’s Voucher Program Commentary 7/13/2017
Manhattan Institute Teaching to the Rest Commentary 7/13/2017
New America Foundation The Role of Science in Boosting Outcomes for English Learners Commentary 7/13/2017
WILL WILL Blog | Zip Code Should Not Determine Education Choices Commentary 7/13/2017
AEI Promoting state leadership: A Federal strategy for advancing high-quality care and education for young children Commentary 7/12/2017
AEI CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY: When it comes to early childhood, states should lead the way Commentary 7/12/2017
Brookings Institution More findings about school vouchers and test scores, and they are still negative Report 7/12/2017
Cato Institute It’s the Slingshot, Not the Nuke, That’s the Bigger Danger? Commentary 7/12/2017
Center of the American Experiment Transgender Toolkit for MN Schools [UPDATE] Commentary 7/12/2017
Ed Next Is Disruptive Innovation Driving K-12 Privatization? Commentary 7/12/2017
Ed Next ‘It’s Not My Problem!’ Why Charter Schools and Districts Need to Work Together on the Politics of School Closure Commentary 7/12/2017
Heartland Institute Different Income Limits For Choice Programs Force Rural Families To Make Tough Decisions Commentary 7/12/2017
New America Foundation Early Childhood Trauma Requires a Team Effort Commentary 7/12/2017
TNTP Can Rural Kids Live the American Dream, Too? Commentary 7/12/2017
Heartland Institute Summer Is The Perfect Time To Practice Parent-Centered Education Commentary 7/12/2017
AEI ESSA’s eerie parallels: Bureaucratic déjà vu Commentary 7/11/2017
Center for American Progress Betsy DeVos: Secretary of Discrimination? Commentary 7/11/2017
Center for American Progress The Racist Origins of Private School Vouchers Commentary 7/11/2017
Center of the American Experiment The Rebellion Against Left-Wing Politics in the Schools Continues, and It Isn’t Only Edina [Updated] Commentary 7/11/2017
Center of the American Experiment Hear Denisha Merriweather’s Story: Why school choice is still the best answer to Minnesota’s achievement gap Commentary 7/11/2017
Center of the American Experiment Where Does the Idea Everyone Should Go to College Come From? Commentary 7/11/2017
Ed Next Apprenticeship Programs in a Changing Economic World Commentary 7/11/2017
Fordham Institute David Brooks and the language of privilege Commentary 7/11/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 7/11/2017
Heartland Institute Utah Teachers Union Sues To Prevent Public From Seeing Teachers’ Past Misconduct Commentary 7/11/2017
Heartland Institute Homeschoolers Don’t Need Federal Help Commentary 7/11/2017
Mackinac Center Special Needs Families Deserve Transparency Commentary 7/11/2017
AEI Out Today: Connecting the Steps: State Strategies to Ease the Transition from Pre-K to Kindergarten Report 7/10/2017
Center of the American Experiment Edina Parents and Students Rebel Against Politics in Classroom Commentary 7/10/2017
EdChoice Why the Fuss Over School Choice and “Certified” Teachers is Overrated Commentary 7/10/2017
EdChoice Teachers Just Want to Teach: An Interview with Teacher and School Choice Supporter Stanton Skerjanec Podcast 7/10/2017
Fordham Institute Searching for career readiness in state ESSA plans Commentary 7/10/2017
Fordham Institute Multiple pathways to expanding school choice Commentary 7/10/2017
New America Foundation Early Childhood Special Education and ESSA: A Great Opportunity for All Commentary 7/10/2017
New America Foundation In California, Serving Bilingual Prekindergarteners Well Is Crucial to the State’s Future Commentary 7/10/2017
New America Foundation To Improve Professional Learning for Teachers, We Can’t Forget Principals Commentary 7/10/2017
Public Impact Opportunity Culture + Summit Learning: North Little Rock Pilots Statewide Plan Commentary 7/10/2017
AEI Would David Duke really say that? Commentary 7/9/2017
Cato Institute I Was Wrong on The Every Student Succeeds Act Commentary 7/9/2017
Fordham Institute What happened in Milwaukee? The city's school voucher legacy Commentary 7/9/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 7/9/2017
Heartland Institute Should Report Cards Impersonally Judge Students’ Personal Qualities? Commentary 7/9/2017
Heartland Institute The Benefits Of Small Government Also Apply To Schools Commentary 7/9/2017
Reason Foundation Are Local Education Revenues Compatible with Student-centered Funding? Commentary 7/9/2017
AEI 74 interview: Rick Hess and his 21 letters Commentary 7/8/2017
Center of the American Experiment AchieveMpls helps students find great jobs that don’t require a four-year degree Commentary 7/8/2017
Center of the American Experiment Why No Erasing of Blaine’s Name Too? Commentary 7/7/2017

The links to external Web Sites contained in this report were verified at the time of publication.
In the event that you find a link that is no longer valid or relevant, please notify us at