Institute for Quality and Equity in Education Publications & Past Events

"Brown at 60: Looking Forward From New Orleans" Program - September 10th, 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.

 

Reinventing the Ideal of American Public Education

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. Done as part of an affiliation with the Scholars Strategy Network.

 

Why Community Collaboration Can Do Better Than Turnaround Approaches to School Reform

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.

 

Can Charter Schools Fix American Public Schools?

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.

 

Mitch Landrieu's Statements on Education

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.

 

Mayoral Candidates Forum on Education, Youth, and Families: Transcript and Report

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.

 

The Value of Community Voice in Shaping the Future of Public 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.

 

The State of Public Education in Post-Katrina New Orleans: The Challenge of Creating Equal Opportunity

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.