Buffalo Public Schools

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May 15, 2017 - 8:44 am
(AP) For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health care overhaul are sounding familiar alarms. Administrators say programming and services even beyond those that receive funding from the state-federal...
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May 03, 2017 - 2:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Reports surfaced Wednesday morning of a Shelter in Place order at School 99 in the Buffalo Public School District. The incident happened before classes began. Police discovered a third grade student was the one who phone in the threat. The student is expected to be...
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Mike Baggerman
May 02, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Will Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s proposed investment in the Buffalo Public Schools be enough to turn the tide in the school’s budget deficit? In the mayor’s budget proposal on Monday he sought to provide an additional $500,000 for the schools for the next five years, which is...
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Mike Baggerman
April 06, 2017 - 7:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Parent-Teacher Organization and the District Parent Coordinating Council demanded an increase in city aid to the Buffalo Public Schools on Thursday evening at Buffalo City Hall. Prior to a press conference, BPTO Co-Chair Larry Scott and DPCC Legislative Committee...
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Tom Puckett
March 27, 2017 - 4:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Parents and advocates called out State Senator Chris Jacobs Monday for his vote last week which they say gutted the Foundation Aid formula and shortchanging Buffalo and other high needs public schools. Schools statewide are owed $4.3 billion in Foundation aid, of which schools in...
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Mike Baggerman
March 15, 2017 - 5:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Kiarre Harris appeared in Erie County Family Court on Wednesday in the latest effort for her to get her two children back.  She lost custody of her kids earlier this year. Harris attempted to pull her children from Buffalo Public Schools in order to home-school them. Her kids...
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