Buffalo Public Schools

Flag at Sara M. Hinson's Grave Site at Forest Lawn Cemetery. June 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 14, 2018 - 4:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - About 600 students from Buffalo Public Schools participated in a National Flag Day Ceremony at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Along with a celebration of the American flag, students from Schools 17, 31, and 54 honored former Buffalo teacher and administrator Sara Hinson, who is...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
June 12, 2018 - 9:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Public School Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash and President Dr. Barbara Nevergold had an open conversation with the public at the Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. Board members have had meeting with their districts in the past, but this idea came from...
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Tom Puckett
June 12, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Public Schools will hold a town hall this evening to discuss a number of topics. One topic in particular is on the mind of the leader of the Buffalo Teachers Federation. Phil Rumore hopes student discipline is among the topics. "There are students with discipline...
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Tom Puckett
May 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Parents gathered outside School 89 Wednesday afternoon calling on the Buffalo School Board to at least consider Kaleida Health's bid to renew its nursing contract with the district. Kaleida has supplied nurses for the last 13 years, but its latest bid arrived 16 minutes late,...
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Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash on March 9, 2018 at Burgard High School (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 11, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Students at Buffalo Public Schools aren't exempt from Wednesday's planned student walkout. The walkout discussions began in the days following last month's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people, ranging from students to...
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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
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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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
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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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
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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