Episode 85: Charter Schools Re-Examined – What a Tulane Professor Learned
Whenever early education is the topic, charter schools are always part of the discussion. This is especially true in New Orleans, which has the only all charter public school system in the nation.
J. Celeste Lay an Associate Professor of Political Science at Tulane University joins Errol Laborde, Executive Editor of Louisiana Life, along with podcast producer Kelly Massicot to discuss her book, “Public Schools, Private Governance: Education Reform and Private Governance in New Orleans.” The book raises serious question about charter schools in general and is a good text for learning more about education and politics.
Oh yes, we will also hear about the impact that Hurricane Karina had on public education.