J. Celeste Lay

/J. Celeste Lay

About J. Celeste Lay

J. Celeste Lay is an Associate Professor of political science at Tulane University. She studies American politics and public policy. Her recent work focuses on the politics of education policy. She can be reached at jlay@tulane.edu

When it Comes to New Orleans Schools, Who is Making the Choices?

By J Celeste Lay | Originally Published at The Conversation August 25, 2015 5.55AM EDT | Photographic Credit; The New Orleans Recovery School District got rid of its last traditional public schools in May 2014. In this photo taken, April 7, 2010, Trenise Duvernay talks with Corey [...]

When it Comes to New Orleans Schools, Who is Making the Choices?2016-11-29T17:37:06-04:00

Opinion: New Orleans Takeover is a Model — of What Not to Do with Georgia Schools

Is the state takeover in New Orleans a workable model for Georgia? By J. Celeste Lay | Originally Published at The Atlanta Journal‑Constitution April 1, 2015 | Photographic Credit; Children move from class to class Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School in New Orleans' — The [...]

Opinion: New Orleans Takeover is a Model — of What Not to Do with Georgia Schools2016-11-29T17:37:16-04:00