Buffalo School Board

Brendan Keany
July 01, 2019 - 7:44 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN-Brendan Keany) - As all nine school board positions were up for election this year, which is something that hasn't happened in the last 15 years, the nine members, both new and old, were sworn in Monday evening at the Common Council Chambers in City Hall. The Buffalo Board of...
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Ulysses Wingo. May 28, 2019. WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
May 31, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After Buffalo Common Councilmember Ulysses Wingo learned he would not be charged for bringing a gun into a Buffalo school earlier this month, the Buffalo School board is addressing Wingo's status on the Common Council's education committee. The board says in a resolution it will...
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Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the new Buffalo School Board prepares to settle in, what are some of the issues they'll have to address as they take over? Two outgoing board members give their views. Larry Quinn says it's about the teachers' contract, and in particular giving the district more control in the...
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May 07, 2019 - 10:13 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In an election that saw all nine seats on the Buffalo Board of Education on the ballot, the unofficial results will lead to some new faces on the board as well as some returning faces. In the at-large districts, the top three vote recipients are Ann Rivera, Terrance Heard and...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
May 07, 2019 - 7:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - All nine seats are up for re-election tonight in the Buffalo School Board election. Historically, the election for the Buffalo School District has drawn a low turnout due to its election date and because many registered voters aren't aware of who the candidates are. "We've...
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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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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger "Parents and Kaleida nurses rallying to save their contract with BPS"
June 30, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite protests and an appeal from Kaleida, the Buffalo Public Schools have announced in a statement that they are upholding their decision to sever ties with Kaleida to provide nurses in the city schools. Buffalo School Board member Larry Quinn tells WBEN, "the decision did...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
June 20, 2018 - 8:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -Kaleida Health made their appeal in front of the Buffalo School Board. They are fighting for their bid of kaleida nurses serving buffalo schools to be considered. The school board notified Kaleida in April that their bid was received late, more than three months after it was...
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Tom Puckett
June 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Following the resignation of Catherine Flanagan-Priore last month, the Buffalo School Board is once again interviewing candidates for the Park District seat. Theresa Harris-Tigg says she has some expectations. "Folks who are passionate about all children learning, that they...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:29 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Ousted Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino is still fighting. He is filing a complaint with Administrative Judge Paula Feroleto, Attorney Grievance Committee and Judicial Conduct Commission claiming that the judge who heard his case was conflicted and should have...
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