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Think Twice Weekly Report
August 26 - September 1, 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
Heartland Institute Number Of Columbus, Ohio Students Failing To Pass State Reading Test Doubles Commentary 9/1/2017
NCTQ Should Teacher Prep Steer Students to Fields with the Most Jobs? Commentary 9/1/2017
New America Foundation The Role of Principals and Teachers in Kindergarten Transitions Commentary 9/1/2017
Bellwether Our New Reviews of California and New York’s Draft ESSA Plans Commentary 8/31/2017
Brookings Institution Inclusive school environments: Improving outcomes for students with and without disabilities Announcement 8/31/2017
Buckeye Institute Students and Parents Are Given Little Choice When it Comes to School Choice Commentary 8/31/2017
Cato Institute Should We Subsidize Schooling? Commentary 8/31/2017
Ed Next Top Education Policy People and Organizations on Social Media 2017 Commentary 8/31/2017
Heartland Institute Texas House Committee Dismisses Scholarship For Disabled Children Commentary 8/31/2017
Heartland Institute Schools Build Cell Towers To Generate Revenue Commentary 8/31/2017
Illinois Policy Institute Rauner Signs School Funding Plan, Tax Credit Scholarships Into Law Commentary 8/31/2017
Show-Me Institute Charter School Students Thriving In New York Commentary 8/31/2017
University of Arkansas The Wisconsin Role in the School Choice Movement Report 8/31/2017
Ed Choice Illinois Governor Signs First Substantial School Choice Program Commentary 8/31/2017
Illinois Policy Institute Rahm’s Celebration Of Test Results Ignores How CPS Is Still Failing Students Commentary 8/31/2017
Ed Next Secret Finding from PDK Poll: Support for Vouchers is Rising Commentary 8/30/2017
Ed Next EdNext Podcast: Should Laptops Be Allowed in College Classrooms? Podcast 8/30/2017
Fordham Institute It's never OK to close a school based on a single metric Commentary 8/30/2017
Fordham Institute Inadequate accreditation: America's looming education crisis Commentary 8/30/2017
Fordham Institute Diversifying our selective colleges begins in kindergarten Commentary 8/30/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 8/30/2017
Heartland Institute Illinois – Yes, Illinois – Passes School Choice Bill Commentary 8/30/2017
WILL Wisconsin Special Needs Children Deserve School Choice Report 8/30/2017
WILL WILL Blog | Special Needs Children Deserve School Choice Commentary 8/30/2017
Bellwether 3 Reasons Why Teacher Pensions Are Critical to School Funding Equity Commentary 8/29/2017
Cato Institute Odds of Horace Mann Being Right? About 1 in a Million Commentary 8/29/2017
Gates Foundation How this Community Celebrates Back to School Commentary 8/29/2017
Heartland Institute Public School Enrollment Is Down In North Carolina—blame Game Ensues Commentary 8/29/2017
Heartland Institute Will Ed Tech Control The Masses Or Liberate Individuals? Commentary 8/29/2017
Heartland Institute Press Release: Heartland Institute Experts Reacts To Passage Of Illinois Senate Bill 1947 Commentary 8/29/2017
New America Foundation A High-Stakes September for Teachers and Leaders Commentary 8/29/2017
Show-Me Institute Could Illinois Be Missouri’s Role Model For School Choice? Commentary 8/29/2017
Ed Choice EdChoice Talks Segregation, Race and School Choice Podcast 8/29/2017
Ed Next Personalized Learning 1.0 Commentary 8/28/2017
CRPE How Politics Can Enhance the Work of School Reform Commentary 8/26/2017
Reason Foundation Student-Based Budgeting Could Jumpstart Montgomery Public Schools Commentary 8/25/2017
University of Arkansas Charter School Funding: Inequity in New York City Report 8/25/2017
CREDO Lights Off: Practice and Impact of Closing Low-Performing Schools 2017 Report 8/24/2017
Mackinac Center Michigan School Privatization Survey 2017 Report 8/24/2017

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