Buffalo Public Schools

Dr. Kriner Cash
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Brendan Keany
March 16, 2020 - 9:32 pm
Buffalo School District to provide 60,000 meals a day for city students during extended COVID-19 closure.
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
March 15, 2020 - 5:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Schools in Erie County will close their district for all students immediately through April 20.
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
March 13, 2020 - 4:56 pm
Multiple schools in Western New York announced they are closing due to coronavirus.
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Cleaning supplies used by Buffalo Public Schools to combat coronavirus. March 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Cleaning supplies used by Buffalo Public Schools to combat coronavirus. March 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 06, 2020 - 3:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Two students and two staff members from Buffalo Public Schools are under a quarantine after they returned to the United States from Italy, according to the district’s superintendent.
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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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Phil Rumore. January 17, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Phil Rumore. January 17, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 17, 2020 - 12:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Teacher's Federation President Phil Rumore said he is "disturbed" over the findings of a school safety study conducted by the teacher's union.
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Brendan Keany
WBEN Newsroom
January 17, 2020 - 6:11 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York’s high school graduation rate continued to edge upward in 2019 ahead of a review and possible revision of diploma requirements, education officials said Thursday. The overall graduation rate was 83.4%, up just short of a percentage point from the previous year,...
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Students at Bennett High School compete in Rocket League. December 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Students at Bennett High School compete in Rocket League. December 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
December 18, 2019 - 4:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Forget about the perception of video games being a colossal waste of time. At Bennett High School and I-Prep, video games are now an outlet for opportunity. The two schools recently created its own amateur esports teams that will compete in a national high school league...
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Phil Rumore
Phil Rumore (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 8:13 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Claiming the Buffalo Public Schools are denying students instruction required by New York State, The Buffalo Teachers Federation and a group of parents are seeking a legal decision over a lack of art and music classes in the district. BTF President Phil Rumore says the...
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Crystal Peoples-Stokes
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
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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