Back To School Are You Ready To Send Your Kids Back To School? Share Your Story. By Aubri Juhasz • Jun 29, 2020 Jess Clark / WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio Earlier this month, NOLA Public Schools asked parents the following question: Right now, do you plan to send your child to school if facilities open in August? Back To School Burden: New Orleans Families Hit Hard By The Cost Of Returning To School By Jess Clark • Aug 15, 2018 Jess Clark / WWNO - New Orleans Public Radio In New Orleans, many families are living paycheck to paycheck. So when the start of the school year comes around, the added cost of returning to the classroom can be a major burden.