Is Baton Rouge Really Progressive?

Is Baton Rouge Really Progressive?

When you think of Baton Rouge, Are these some of the concerns that come to mind?

I. CRIME

In 2016, according to Baton Rouge Crimes, The city of Baton Rouge had 44 homicides.

According to 24/7 Wall Street, Baton Rouge ranks in the top 10 in homicides per capita in U.S. cities.

II. EDUCATION

During the 2015-2016 school year, according to Best Schools Districts in Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish ranks 64 out of 97 within the Louisiana School Systems rankings.

According to Education Week magazine, it said Louisiana ranks 49th in the nation in academic achievement.

III. TRAFFIC

According to the Netherlands-based TomTom, Baton Rouge ranks in the top 20 most traffic-clogged U.S. cities.

With these statistics, what do you think can improve these categories to make Baton Rouge a more progressive city?

 

 

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