Education

Carl Paladino and other members of the Buffalo School Board
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Dave Debo
April 04, 2017 - 6:18 am
(WBEN) A federal lawsuit is coming from Carl Paladino saying that the groups that are trying to remove him from the Buffalo School Board conspired together against him -- to deprive him of his civil rights. The expected federal lawsuit is revealed in a letter Dennis Vacco, an attorney with Lippes...
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Mike Baggerman
March 31, 2017 - 9:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - National opioid expert Dr. Peggy Compton visited the University of Buffalo to discuss translational research in opioid use disorder and chronic pain. Dr. Compton is the van Ameringen Chair in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing plus an associate professor of nursing at the...
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Tom Puckett
March 27, 2017 - 4:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Parents and advocates called out State Senator Chris Jacobs Monday for his vote last week which they say gutted the Foundation Aid formula and shortchanging Buffalo and other high needs public schools. Schools statewide are owed $4.3 billion in Foundation aid, of which schools in...
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Mike Baggerman
March 24, 2017 - 12:57 am
EDEN, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Eden School Board held a meeting on Thursday night at Eden High School and received public comments on a wide range of school-related issues including the controversial field trip students took to Washington, D.C. in January. The purpose of the controversial field trip to...
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March 23, 2017 - 7:10 am
(AP) Protestors calling for the removal of Developer Carl Paladino, once again disrupted a Buffalo School Board session WGRZ-TV reports the Wednesday meeting was scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. but was delayed three hours due to protesters. Residents attending the meeting continued to call for the...
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Tim Wenger
March 20, 2017 - 6:29 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes - and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia...
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Mike Baggerman
March 15, 2017 - 5:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Kiarre Harris appeared in Erie County Family Court on Wednesday in the latest effort for her to get her two children back.  She lost custody of her kids earlier this year. Harris attempted to pull her children from Buffalo Public Schools in order to home-school them. Her kids...
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