Tracey Wiley

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Influencer and Education Advocate

New Orleans, Louisiana

Tracey Wiley is a NOLA native, and it runs through her veins. She lives a very full life with her husband and two children and believes in work, life, and style, balance is key. Tracey is passionate about public education and equality in educational opportunities for all children—with a special focus on the children of New Orleans.

Tracey has worked in the media, professional sports, and fitness industries, and is now taking NOLA by storm as the NOLAConnector. Tracy is also a blog manager with Citizen Education.

 

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Posted July 27, 2020

As a Mom, I’m Scared AF About Schools Reopening

With the reopening of school approaching, I can’t lie, I’m scared AF! As a parent, it is my job to…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted June 5, 2020

My 7-Year-Old Son Asked Me About George Floyd and It Almost Broke Me

So look. I’m pissed. The other night my 7-year-old son asked me, “What were all those people doing on TV?”…

By Tracey Wiley

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Posted Apr. 10, 2021

EXPLAINED: The American Rescue Plan Gives a Huge Boost to School Funding

What is the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021? You may have heard it as the “second big COVID stimulus,” but the actual name is…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Apr. 8, 2021

I Know What the Challenges Are for Black Teachers and How to Start Fixing Them

I will never forget the moment last year when a seventh-grade African American student came to my door and said, “Mr. Taylor, I just wanted…

By Aaron Taylor

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Posted Apr. 7, 2021

We Have No Idea What This Year Has Been Like for Our Kids

One year ago, my now-kindergartener left his bustling and diverse transitional kindergarten classroom with sensory learning areas designed for academic and social skills development to…

By Sonya Heisters

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