April 2016. As New Orleans considers efforts to reassert local control of public schools, IQEE Director Luis Mirón talks about Senate Bill 432, the role of local school boards, and the nature of educational politics in the Louisiana context.
August 2015. In this guest column in the New Orleans Advocate, IQEE Director Luis Mirón and Associate Director Joseph L. Boselovic discuss definitions of student success on the occasion of the 10th commemoration of Hurricane Katrina.
May 2015. A commentary from IQEE Director Luis Mirón on state legislation from Rep. Joseph Bouie (D-New Orleans) that would return schools that are no longer deemed "failing" from the Recovery School District to local control with the Orleans Parish School District.
October 2014. A letter from IQEE Director, Prof. Luis Mirón, on the educational advocacy of Senator Mary Landrieu.
October 2014. A policy brief from IQEE Associate Director, Joseph L. Boselovic, and Prof. Brian Beabout (University of New Orleans) that provides lessons from two New Orleans charter schools that formed through community organization. Written as part of an affiliation with the Scholars Strategy Network.
September 2014. In partnership with the Scholars Strategy Network and the African and African American Studies Department, IQEE presented an evening of conversation on the legacy of the historic Brown v. Board of Education case of 1954. The keynote speaker, Prof. Christopher Lubienski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), discussed current research on school choice and issues of equity in New Orleans and was joined after by a panel of researchers and education leaders.
July 2014. A policy brief from IQEE Associate Director, Joseph L. Boselovic, that looks at improving current school governance models for better education and youth development outcomes. Written as part of an affiliation with the Scholars Strategy Network.
December 2013. A policy brief from IQEE Director, Prof. Luis Mirón, co-written with Christopher Lubienski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), that assesses various models for school change and argues why a community-oriented approach could improve current education reform efforts. Done as part of an affiliation with the Scholars Strategy Network.
August 2013. A policy brief from IQEE Director, Prof. Luis Mirón, that builds on interviews and research done on the Recovery School District which highlights the possibilities and pitfalls of charter schooling. Done as part of an affiliation with the Scholars Strategy Network.
May 2013. In partnership with the Higher Ground Foundation, Orleans Parish School Board, and Jazz at Lincoln Center, Loyola and IQEE Director Luis Mirón supported the development and delivery of a professional development curriculum for social studies and language arts teachers.
October 2012. An on-campus lecture and a professional development curriculum connecting jazz and democracy in public education, saxophonist Victor Goines (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra).
May 2010. Report on then-candidate, now-Mayor Mitch Landrieu's statements on education from the January 2010 mayoral candidates forum sponsored by the Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education.
May 2010. Full transcript with an abbreviated list of recommendations and ideas from each of the candidates, as articulated at the January 2010 mayoral candidates' forum on education.
April 2010. White paper produced through a collaboration between the Institute for Quality and Equity in Education and the Orleans Public Education Network. This white paper calls for broad and diverse community engagement in determining the future of local education governance, but is careful not to prescribe a single community engagement process.
January 2010. Draft report by the Institute on Race and Poverty at the University of Minnesota, produced under contract with the Loyola Institute for Quality and Equity in Education.
Access the executive summary here.