Preschool

2021 Early Learning School Guide

January 1, 2021 Early childhood (usually defined as birth to 8 years) is a time of tremendous physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and language development. 8-year-olds typically are in grade 3.  Jefferson P...

Louisiana Public Schools Closed Until April 13

March 13, 2020 All Louisiana public schools, K–12, will be closed statewide from March 16 to April 13, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Friday on Twitter. We will provide updates as they become available. In a...

Getting a Head Start on Early Education

Research, waitlists, and tours — what’s so great about preschool? Throughout history, mothers have found ways to care for their children while working. Some Native Americans used cradle boards and pioneers lai...

Winter 2020 School Listings  

Searching for the right school is tough. There’s a lot to consider: location, teacher/student ratio, tuition… To help you find the right one, Nola Family has compiled a listing of Orleans and Jefferson Parish...

2018 Early Education rankings for Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Education released its Early Education Rankings for every publicly-funded early education program in Louisiana.  These second year performance ratings  include Type III child care c...

2017 Heads of School

Picking the right school for your child is hard. We let the leaders do the talking to help you make the best choice.       Academy of the Sacred Heart Sr. Melanie A. Guste, RSCJ, Headmistress   “The...

First Day of School Jitters

by Jenni Evans Tips and strategies for easing your child into the school routine             Whether this is your child’s first school experience, or he is gearing up to head back to the classroom, there are ...

The Waldorf way of learning in New Orleans

When Emil Molt, owner of the Waldorf Astoria cigarette factory in Stuttgart, Germany, approached philosopher and scientist Rudolf Steiner about creating a school in 1919 for the children of his factory workers,...

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