Closing Costs: One Parent’s Search For A New School

Students prepare to bow at Lagniappe's kindergarten graduation. Mallory Falk WWNO

Students prepare to bow at Lagniappe’s kindergarten graduation.
Mallory Falk WWNO

When a school shuts down, families have to figure out where to go next.

Anthony Parker faced that decision this year. His son AJ was a kindergartner at Lagniappe Academies, which closed on May 8.

Parker spoke with WWNO Education Reporter Mallory Falk about finding a new school for AJ and shared his advice for other families.

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NOTE: The first two installments of this WWNO series, “Closing Costs,” are also available on:
Our website: One | Two
WWNO’s website: One | Two

Support for education reporting on WWNO comes from Baptist Community Ministries and Entergy Corporation.

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