Buffalo Public Schools

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Mike Baggerman
February 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There are no formal plans for a student walkout at Buffalo Public Schools in wake of last week's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The shooting resulted in the death of 17 people. In the days following the incident, students began...
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Tom Puckett
February 12, 2018 - 11:25 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Schools say a sixth grade girl was cut on the hand with a knife. Buffalo Police have charged a 12 year old boy. Buffalo Police say the boy is being charged with second degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon. He'll be charged as a minor. School officials say a...
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November 25, 2017 - 12:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo school district is looking for an outside receiver to take over and run a low-performing elementary school. New York state education officials say School 91, the B.U.I.L.D Academy, didn't make enough progress last year to continue efforts to turn around under...
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Mike Baggerman
October 23, 2017 - 1:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - School 99 in the City of Buffalo offered their support for the Buffalo Police Department and the family of Officer Craig Lehner, who tragically died on October 13 during a training mission with Buffalo Police's Underwater Rescue Team, by providing gift bags with cards. Inside...
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Mike Baggerman
September 20, 2017 - 9:05 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A group of substitute teachers held a protest at Niagara Square on Wednesday evening, arguing their wages are not high enough. The group, in particular, blamed the Buffalo School Board. “(The school board) is unwilling to negotiate a contract in good faith with us,” Stephen...
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Mike Baggerman
September 06, 2017 - 10:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Board of Education conducted its first set of interviews to fill Carl Paladino's vacant seat on the board on Wednesday. Paladino's seat became vacant last month after New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia determined that Paladino willingly disclosed...
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September 05, 2017 - 12:50 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Early this morning as nervous and anxious students and parents were starting a new school year in the Buffalo Public Schools, Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash was making the rounds to multiple schools and delivered a message to students and staff, saying this is "the year of...
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Tom Puckett
August 18, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo School Board is seeking candidates to replace Carl Paladino, ousted by the education commissioner's removal. The district is not giving interested applicants much time, just two weeks to apply. The district lists these qualifications: A citizen of the United States A...
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Tom Puckett
June 09, 2017 - 3:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) McKinley High School was in a brief lockdown Friday afternoon after a report of a student with a gun. Shortly before 1pm, the district says there was rumor of a student or students potentially having a firearm. Lockdown procedures took effect immediately and school security and...
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Mike Baggerman
May 17, 2017 - 6:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Dozens of school administrators gathered in protest outside City Hall on Wednesday evening against the Buffalo Public School District and Superintendent Kriner Cash. “We’ve been shown such incredible disrespect by the district for not honoring and coming to the table to give...
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