Education

Local HIV/AIDS advocates reach out to youth for World AIDS Day

Nearly 4,000, that's how many people are living with HIV or AIDS in Baton Rouge. For more than 20 years, AJ Johnson of the Baton Rouge AIDS Society has worked to stop that number from growing.

EBR School Board candidates discuss issues during forum

Some Baton Rouge residents wanted to get to know the school board candidates a little better.

Local artist wants to bring positivity with new exhibit

A local artist wants to spread positivity with his new art exhibit.

Digital Bookmobile makes its way to Baton Rouge

If you passed by the Goodwood Main Library Saturday in Baton Rouge, you may have noticed a big 18-wheeler in the parking lot...

Maryland school district removes religious holidays from school calendars

(CNN) -- Starting next year, the names of religious holidays like Christmas and Yom Kippur will no longer appear on the school calendar in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Students at Parkview Baptist learn why freedom isn't free

Students at Parkview Baptist School took a little break from class Wednesday... all to honor our veterans.

'Where is Bill?': Landrieu questions Cassidy's decisions on student loan debt

We are one month away from the runoff elections in our state. Senator mary landrieu is already bashing her opponent saying Bill Cassidy does not support college students.

SU Marching Band gets ready to battle it out

Southern University's Human Jukebox is certainly no stranger to the big stage.

History Channel to teach college history

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

Thousands of students could be displaced, according to report

 More than 8,000 students may not have a school to go to if St. George becomes a city, that's according to a newly-released study by Together Baton Rouge.

CT school gets 2 new robots to help special needs students

Windsor, CT (FoxCT) -- A school in Windsor is hiring some new employees, but they're a bit different than the typical teacher.

C-SPAN Bus stops at Baton Rouge High School

The C-SPAN Bus traveled to the Baton Rouge Magnet High School on October 31, 2014.

Ohio first graders successfully petition to extend trick-or-treat hours

Big Creek Elementary students can be pretty persuasive. Last week, 53 first graders from the school in Middleburg Heights marched to city hall to ask Mayor Gary Starr to extend the hours for trick or treating this Halloween.

West Feliciana Parish School Board Superintendent recovering after heart attack

Superintendent Hollis Milton suffered a heart attack on October 23, 2014, the West Feliciana Parish School Board reports.

DOE report card says BR area schools are improving

Every school district in the Baton Rouge area has improved over the past year.