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Think Twice Weekly Report
December 2 - December 8, 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
Center of the American Experiment US Civil Rights Commission Turns to American Experiment on School Discipline Issue Commentary 12/8/2017
Ed Next The Elusive Goldilocks Model of School Accountability Commentary 12/8/2017
Fordham Institute How to think about discipline disparities Commentary 12/8/2017
Heartland Institute Chicago Public Schools Enrollment Drops By Another 10,000 Students Commentary 12/8/2017
AEI Rural education in America: Challenges and promise Announcement and video 12/7/2017
AEI Closing the charter school ‘loopholes’ shuts the doors of opportunity for many Commentary 12/7/2017
Cato Institute A Few PIRLS of Wisdom on New Reading Results Commentary 12/7/2017
Ed Choice BRIEF: School Choice in the States, November 2017 Commentary 12/7/2017
Public Impact Beyoncé and Teacher Pay: TEDx Talk Tells All! Commentary 12/7/2017
Heartland Institute Inner-City School Of Choice Achieves 100 Percent College Acceptance For Sixth Consecutive Year Commentary 12/7/2017
Bellwether ESSA Reviews, Test Scores, Taste Scores And More! Plus Moodys On Higher Ed & Aldeman On Russia Commentary 12/6/2017
Brookings Institution Teaching about economic inequality is political, but not the way you think Commentary 12/6/2017
Mackinac Center Parents Deserve Clear Information About School Performance Commentary 12/6/2017
Fordham Institute The Education Gadfly Weekly Weekly digest 12/6/2017
AEI How cheap talk fuels bad school accountability Commentary 12/5/2017
AEI The link between early childhood and military readiness Podcast 12/5/2017
Brookings Institution How do you teach critical thinking when the norm is not to question? Commentary 12/5/2017
Cato Institute Public Schooling Battles: November Dispatch Commentary 12/5/2017
Center of the American Experiment Workplace Democracy for Minnesota’s Teachers is a Myth: Time to Update the Law Commentary 12/5/2017
CRPE Public School Choice, Any Way You Slice It Commentary 12/5/2017
CRPE In a Deeply Flawed ‘Analysis,’ the Associated Press Blames Public Charter Schools for America’s Segregated Cities Commentary 12/5/2017
Ed Choice What Recourse Families of Students with Special Needs Have When Their Schools Fail Them: Public vs. Private Commentary 12/5/2017
Ed Choice A Frank Description of What Really Happened with Douglas County, Colorado’s School Voucher Program Commentary 12/5/2017
Ed Next A School Leader’s Guide to Personalized Learning Commentary 12/5/2017
Ed Next Ed Reform Has an Asian Problem Commentary 12/5/2017
Fordham Institute Discipline mandates are unlikely to fix tough schools' underlying issues Commentary 12/5/2017
Fordham Institute The Academic and Behavioral Consequences of Discipline Policy Reform: Evidence from Philadelphia Report 12/5/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Strengthening America’s Educational Safety Net Commentary 12/5/2017
Heartland Institute Device Identifying Students’ Attention Levels Heads Toward Schools Commentary 12/5/2017
Heartland Institute Congress Considers Bill To Grant Asylum For Persecuted Homeschoolers Commentary 12/5/2017
New America Foundation Finding the Sweet Spot for English Learner Reclassification Commentary 12/5/2017
Show-Me Institute Computer Science Classes Coming To More Rural Districts, But Much Of The State Is Still Left Out Commentary 12/5/2017
Center for American Progress High Schools of the Future: How States Can Accelerate High School Redesign Report 12/4/2017
Ed Next Are Low-Quality Private Schools on the Rise in Florida? Commentary 12/4/2017
Ed Trust Representation Matters: How the Movie Coco Celebrates Mexican Culture Commentary 12/4/2017
Fordham Institute Has the high school diploma lost all meaning? Commentary 12/4/2017
Heartland Institute Research & Commentary: Financial Literacy Classes In K–12 Education Commentary 12/4/2017
Heartland Institute Georgia Cyber Charter School Has Waitlist Commentary 12/4/2017
Heartland Institute Graduation Rates Rise, But Chicago Public Schools Students Lag In College Commentary 12/4/2017
Show-Me Institute Attendance Matters: Following Up With Riverview Gardens Commentary 12/4/2017
Heartland Institute Washington's 'Remote And Necessary' Schools Focus On Family, Community Commentary 12/3/2017
George W. Bush Institute Five Reasons Schools Should Use Data. Faster. Commentary 12/1/2017
Heartland Institute The Leaflet: The Failures Of The Educational Safety Net Commentary 12/1/2017

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