The Consequences of Educational Reform in New Orleans
April 3 • A Conversation with Author Dr. J. Celeste Lay
Audubon Room (2nd Floor), Danna Center
Loyola University New Orleans Main Campus
6363 St. Charles Avenue
Dr. J. Celeste Lay is the Interim Dean of the Newcomb-Tulane College and Professor of Political Science at Tulane University. Dr. Lay is the author of Public Schools. Private Governance: Education Reform and Democracy in New Orleans (Temple University Press, 2022), which examines how New Orleans became the first all-charter school system in the country and the consequences of the system for families and their communities-especially communities of color.
The talk is open to the New Orleans community, faculty, staff, and students The event will feature a 30-minute conversation, followed by an open 20-minute audience Q&A. You can read more about Dr. Lay's work at: https://jcelestelay.com/