BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Early voting is officially underway for the municipal primary election on March 25, and voters in East Baton Rouge Parish are voting on five things, including a new district judge and four proposals regarding schools.

EBR Schools Superintendent Sito Narcisse said voting for proposals 1-4 will help the school system continue to:

  • Expand early childhood education
  • Invest in teacher training and literacy coaching
  • Offer paid internships for high school seniors
  • Create new schools to include specialized fields unique to community needs
  • Increase “on-track” to graduate rates for 9th graders
  • Expand opportunities to gain college credit and save money on college costs later
  • Expand our Multi-Tiered Systems to support the mental health and social-emotional needs of students and staff

Read the four proposals in full below:

Residents who want to vote early may do so in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or at other designated locations in the area from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, March 18.