Education

an classroom classroom in the Summer of 2020
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) "This is not a problem that you solve like a Rubik's cube, where there are a set of steps, you finish it and set it aside. This is a lot more complex than that," said Michael Cornell, Superintendent of Hamburg Central Schools. "There's a lot we don't know about Covid-19. There...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:08 pm
A mother in Cleveland, Ohio wants to help out students this summer. She is giving free books to children to help prevent the ‘corona summer slide.’
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Maryvale High School. August 2019. WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
The survey shows 68% of those who responded agree that school should resume as normal this fall with new procedures to reduce the spread of Coronavirus. Just 21.6% believe a hybrid approach of in-person and distance learning should be used.
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"NYSED’s approval of this technology demonstrated a dangerous lack of oversight and an alarming misunderstanding of the way it analyzes student data,” said Stefanie Coyle, Deputy Director of the Education Policy Center at the NYCLU, in a statement.
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UB sets timeline for fall semester decisions.
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The region's largest university is holding a 'virtual toast' Wednesday afternoon in honor of the class of 2020. The University at Buffalo will be hosting more than a dozen online graduations this Friday through Sunday. Over six thousand students will be receiving degrees and...
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SUNY Erie Community College has announced that President Dan Hocoy is leaving the college after accepting a position in Kansas City. Hocoy will remain with Erie Community College through the end of his contract on June 30 of this year. He has been with the college since 2017.
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Amherst High School
Amherst Schools
Two local school districts are looking at how to deal with students who have recently traveled to countries at the center of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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When spectators realized there was an issue on December 28, those in the stands who had a medical background jumped into action.
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 20, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The graduation rate at Buffalo Public Schools remained flat according to the latest information released by the New York State Education Department. VIEW: NYSED numbers on graduation rates The information released last week showed that Buffalo had a graduation rate of 64.7...
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