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For Kids With Special Needs

Cognitive disabilities. Physical disabilities. Learning disabilities. Learning differences. So many terms, so many diagnoses. Some take years to diagnose, while others are known before birth.“All children w...

Fox 8 Back To School

Here are the Back-to-School products ( and where you can find them) we highlighted in our Fox 8 segment Thursday, August 2nd. Dabba Walla bags dabbawallabags.com and avail at Zuka Baby, Magazine s...

First Day Of School Tips

 We've created an easy list of tips to make your child's first school experience a great one! Here are some tips on helping with the transition, along with a list of must have supplies!Tips for mak...

Ask The Experts: Bilinguial Schools

 Have you heard about bilingual education but want to know more? Are you considering a French immersion or bilingual school for your child? Should you? Find out more, and have the opportunity to ask ...
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Charter Schools New Orleans Powerhouses

 Written by Kelly Leahy   Before Katrina there were only four charter schools in New Orleans. Today they outnumber traditional public schools two to one, exceeding...
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Common Core What It Means To Your Child

What the new “national” states-led educational movement means. You’ve probably been hearing increasing talk about the “Common Core State Standards” (CCSS) in the national news of late. Why? Their i...
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Book Reviews Summer Reading

 Written by Leslie Penkunas   The Red Thread Ann Hood $23.95 W.W. Norton & Co. Confession: I have been mesmerized by Ann Hood’s writi...

Backpack Safety And Tips

 More than half of the students who use backpacks don’t heed the weight safety guidelines, according to a study by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety C...

Afterschool Activities

 Does your child want to explore the arts, play a sport, get a leg up on academics (or all of the above)? You can visit our virtual magazine and turn to page 24, or we list them here..ARTSCarol...