Buffalo Public Schools

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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Brendan Keany
March 13, 2019 - 2:37 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - CannonDesign is conducting a feasibility study on a potential indoor fieldhouse for the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo in partnership with the city and Buffalo Public Schools. On Tuesday, a public meeting was held to hear feedback from the community on...
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Brendan Keany
January 21, 2019 - 1:22 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Monday morning, the Change the Date Coalition called for a movement of the impending Buffalo Public School board elections to coincide with state primaries in June. The coalition is a group represented by clergy, Buffalo school parents and students, the business...
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
January 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Recent incidents at Buffalo Public Schools that led to Buffalo Police getting involved have some wondering how often this happens. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore says he doesn't have specifics, but "once is too many." A recent incident of a student accused of...
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 14, 2019 - 12:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Parent leaders at Buffalo Public Schools want a different narrative after stories in recent days regarding an altercation between a teacher and a student at McKinley High School. A teacher at the school told WGRZ that he was body slammed by a 14-year-old student last week...
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Photo courtesy of Larry Scott
Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council recently introduced a measure which would reduce the legal speed limit by schools. Many of you who drive near a City of Buffalo Public School likely see a sign suggesting that you should slow down. However, these signs are technically not...
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