Should You Enroll Your Child In School This Fall?

June 26, 2020 Parents and children have made it through many challenging months of quarantine. Now the thought on most parents’ minds is the decision about school enrollment in the fall. The only thing that ...

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...

Eco-Anxiety: The Burden of Climate Change on Schools

November 15, 2019  “... they are also angered and annoyed that adults waste time debating that there is a problem.” Part Two: How are local schools introducing an awareness of environmental issues to students...

Spotlight — Raphael Academy

Nola Family turns the spotlight this month on Raphael Academy, a school for children and young adults with special needs. As the mother of a child with special needs, Jacqueline Case grew concerned when the ed...

Grow Me Something, Mister!

Local kids plant gardens, raise chickens to create a more sustainable way of life  After Hurricane Katrina tore through Corrie Spano’s neighborhood in 2005, she found herself waiting in line with what seemed l...
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Tutoring

Marci Johnson, Ed.M., a frequent contributor to nola baby & family, worked in the field of education for 20 years and now is a freelance writer and fulltime Mom. She and her husband live Uptown with their t...

Tips For Organized School Year

  8 Tips to Keep Things Going Smoothly This School Year As the school year begins, it’s often hard to shift from the easy, unstructured flow of summer vacation to the more tightly choreographed dance of ...
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Strategies For Paying For Preschool And Beyond

  Written by Nina Wolgelenter   Some people joke that the price of preschool and private school educations are akin to taking out a second mortgage or paying college tuition. Unfortuna...