Buffalo Public Schools

Crystal Peoples-Stokes
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Brendan Keany
December 06, 2019 - 2:18 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - While it took a lot longer than many local officials had hoped, Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes and State Senator Tim Kennedy held a press conference to celebrate that Buffalo School Board elections moving forward will be held in November - not May. Local officials are...
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December 02, 2019 - 3:38 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Grover Cleveland High School briefly went into lockdown mode on Monday after reports of a gun near the campus. A verbal threat was made by a student at 2:37 p.m. that a gun was left outside of school grounds. Police did not find a gun after a search involving K-9 units. "The...
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November 12, 2019 - 2:44 am
(WBEN) The record-breaking accumulating snowfall is being followed by some frigid temperatures by November standards. Temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday won't get higher than the 20's. Record snow accumulation resulted from the early season storm. The National Weather Service recorded 8.7 inches of...
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Allan Harris
September 13, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After some concerning messages were found online, Friday's varsity and Saturday's JV football games were postponed. Ken-Ton Schools and Buffalo Schools say both athletic directors agreed to postpone the games out of an abundance of caution while law enforcement work to...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 06, 2019 - 10:50 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Numerous local officials gathered in front of Frederick Law Olmsted School on Friday morning to ring in the new school year. Superintendent of Buffalo Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, joins members of the school board, local officials and students to officially kick off the 2019-2020...
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Tom Puckett
August 22, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Public Schools says there was minimal change in 2018 Grades 3-8 English Language Arts and Mathematics State Assessments, while many individual schools, including Receivership Schools, made notable increases in performance. “These results are not what we had expected after...
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Ulysses Wingo. May 28, 2019. WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2019 - 11:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday evening, the Buffalo School Board addressed the recent incident of Common Councilman Ulysees Wingo bringing a firearm to Riverside High School. RELATED : Board extends Superintendent's contract, approves new calendar While the incident was found to be...
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Buffalo Common Councilman. May 15, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
May 17, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo Common Councilmember has been barred from school property after the district says he brought a gun and ammunition into a Buffalo high school. A statement from Buffalo Public Schools says Ulysses Wingo had entered Riverside High School on Tuesday with the gun. The...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The biggest controversy in the Buffalo School district right now may revolve around the calendar, and whether or not the district keeps its February break. A new proposal from the District would see students not begin the new school year until September 11, 2019. That calendar...
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May 03, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a fight inside East High School between members of two families. A Buffalo Public Schools spokesperson says the families, who have a history of acrimony between their children, met unexpectedly in the school entrance today. They had a verbal...
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