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Think Twice Weekly Report
July 22 - August 4, 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 Choice The Body of Evidence on School Choice: What You Need to Know Commentary 8/4/2017
Reason Foundation Texas charters meet and surpass traditional public schools in achievement: CREDO Commentary 8/4/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Just By Existing, Charter Schools Are Helping Public Schools Improve Commentary 8/3/2017
Ed Choice The Rich, The Poor and School Choice: What You Need to Know Commentary 8/2/2017
Manhattan Institute The NAACP’s Inept Vendetta Against Charter Schools Commentary 8/2/2017
NCTQ The NCTQ Teacher Trendline Commentary 8/2/2017
Center of the American Experiment What If Rudy Perpich Were Still Fighting for School Choice? Commentary 8/2/2017
New America Foundation Social and Emotional Learning for English Learners Commentary 8/2/2017
Bellwether How to Professionalize the Early Childhood Workforce? Three Approaches for States Commentary 8/1/2017
Cato Institute The Venerable Tradition of Opposing “Government Schools” Commentary 8/1/2017
Cato Institute Latest Voucher and Test Score Findings Are Not Negative Commentary 8/1/2017
Center for American Progress Why Gutting Gainful Employment Is a Bad Idea for Betsy DeVos Commentary 8/1/2017
Ed Choice Why Improving America’s Understanding of Special Needs Will Lead to More Educational Choice Commentary 8/1/2017
Ed Choice Pursuing Innovation in Education: Why It’s Critical Commentary 8/1/2017
Ed Trust Now Is Not the Time to Slow Down on Diversity Initiatives Commentary 8/1/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/1/2017
Heartland Institute New Hampshire Reestablishes Legality Of Town Tuitioning Commentary 8/1/2017
Heartland Institute Teacher Evaluations Produce Positive Effects For Students In Nation’s Capital Weekly digest 8/1/2017
Manhattan Institute Here's How de Blasio's School Safety Data Falls Short Commentary 8/1/2017
Manhattan Institute De Blasio's School-Safety Numbers Don’t Add Up Commentary 8/1/2017
ConnCAN Latest SAT Scores Reveal Worsening Opportunity Gap In Connecticut Commentary 8/1/2017
Heartland Institute Leftist Ideologues Use Big-Lie Technique To Slam School Choice Commentary 8/1/2017
New America Foundation Social and Emotional Learning Under ESSA Commentary 8/1/2017
AEI School choice: Charter schools and accountability | VIEWPOINT Video 7/31/2017
Fordham Institute Supporting gifted, at-risk students Commentary 7/31/2017
School Choice Wisconsin and WILL Accountability in Action Report 7/31/2017
Center of the American Experiment Teachers’ Union President Says School Choice is Racism Commentary 7/31/2017
Ed Next Chronic Absenteeism: An Old Problem in Search of New Answers Commentary 7/30/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Contrary To Union Rhetoric, School Voucher Programs Help To Integrate Schools Commentary 7/30/2017
Heartland Institute Number Of Homeschoolers Now Exceeds Students In Parochial Schools, Study Finds Commentary 7/29/2017
Manhattan Institute New York Educrats' Plan to Make Schools Less Safe Commentary 7/28/2017
AEI Lessons from cooking the books on suspension rates Commentary 7/27/2017
Heartland Institute Florida Judge Orders Equal Funding For Charter Schools Commentary 7/27/2017
Manhattan Institute The Trouble With New York's Permanent Revolution in Testing Commentary 7/27/2017
Reason Foundation A School Finance Commission to Study Texas' Funding Formula Commentary 7/27/2017
AEI Pre-K isn’t just academic Commentary 7/26/2017
Brookings Institution Chronic absenteeism: An old problem in search of new answers Commentary 7/26/2017
Ed Choice Arguments For and Against School Choice in 2017 Commentary 7/26/2017
Ed Next The Don’t Do It Depository Commentary 7/26/2017
Fordham Institute The first 17 ESSA accountability plans correct many NCLB-era errors Commentary 7/26/2017
Fordham Institute Rating the Ratings: Analyzing the First 17 ESSA Accountability Plans Report 7/26/2017
Heartland Institute School Choice Could Be Reducing Crime, Studies Show Weekly digest 7/26/2017
Heartland Institute In Pursuit Of The Common Good: The Spillover Effects Of Charter Schools On Public School Students In New York City Report 7/26/2017
New America Foundation New Study on Staffing in Early Grade Classrooms Commentary 7/26/2017
AEI Education reform: Addressing inequality | VIEWPOINT Commentary 7/25/2017
Bellwether School Choice Debates Shouldn’t Forget Rosenwald Schools Commentary 7/25/2017
Ed Trust Systems for Success: Thinking Beyond Access to AP Commentary 7/25/2017
Empire Center New York’s public schools vastly outspend the nation Commentary 7/25/2017
Mackinac Center ‘Public Education’ Not Easy to Define Commentary 7/25/2017
New America Foundation New GAO Report Examines Federal Role in Early Care and Education Commentary 7/25/2017
ConnCAN ConnCAN CEO Responds To NAACP Education Report Commentary 7/25/2017
Cato Institute African Americans Speak for Themselves: Most Want School Choice Commentary 7/24/2017
Ed Choice Why Requiring Public School Attendance to Access School Choice Can Hurt Students With Special Needs Podcast 7/24/2017
Ed Next Should Congress Take a Page from the Gainful Employment Playbook? Commentary 7/24/2017
Manhattan Institute Poverty and Progress in New York: English and Math Proficiency in NYC Schools, 2015–2016 Report 7/24/2017
New America Foundation Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum Commentary 7/24/2017
Heartland Institute ‘The Future Of School Choice Has Arrived,’ Report Says Commentary 7/24/2017
Bellwether Want to Bring Equity to Rural Schools? Start With Ed Tech Infrastructure Commentary 7/23/2017
Ed Next Some Schools Much Better Than Others at Closing Achievement Gaps Between Their Advantaged and Disadvantaged Students Commentary 7/23/2017
Fordham Institute Ohio Education Gadfly Biweekly Biweekly digest 7/23/2017
New America Foundation How School Vouchers Affect English Learners Commentary 7/23/2017
New America Foundation Up for Discussion at the United Nations: The Skills Youth Need Commentary 7/23/2017

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