Buffalo Schools

Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
August 24, 2019 - 6:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash defended the district's decision to give pay raises to some of his top staffers. The district received criticism for the nearly $200,000 in spending in the wake of the New York State Education Department's release of Math and ELA...
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Phil Rumore (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 20, 2019 - 1:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo School Board Member Larry Quinn told WBEN on Thursday morning that the 43-week school calendar that was adopted by the board the night before was fully influenced by the Buffalo Teacher's Federation, who refused to compromise on the topic. Quinn compared managing...
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WBEN Photo
June 18, 2019 - 10:19 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Board of Education held a special session Tuesday evening for the purpose of evaluating Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash. Despite positive reviews and evaluation, the board did not act on extending Cash's contract. Following the session, the board released the...
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Susan Rose
May 24, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday was a day of re-ACTION at one Buffalo high school. A conversation was held between students and community leaders. Day of Activism - Performing Arts Social Studies Teacher Jessica Swiech "We wanted to present our students with change-makers in society who have...
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April 07, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night incident that killed 12-year-old Bandar Elwaseem and left a 22-year-old man in stable condition at ECMC. City Updates Public on Saturday Night Shootings The city is holding a press conference on last night’s deadly...
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NWS Buffalo
January 29, 2019 - 12:39 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - In advance of the lake effect snowstorm and dangerously cold temperatures heading for Western New York, area school districts are weighing their decisions on whether to close Wednesday and beyond seriously. The lake effect snow may be difficult to forecast with complete...
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Tom Puckett
January 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash declared a turnaround in the district Thursday, touting graduation rate increases. But while other educational leaders praise the improvement, there's more to do. Cash said the four year graduation rate improved to over 64% at 14 high...
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Brendan Keany
January 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Public School District made a bold claim today, saying the district has been "turned around." Superintendent Kriner Cash declared that recent statistics point to a vastly improved district. "Let me give you the main message today," began Cash. "Colleagues, we have...
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Da Vinci HS logo. September 6, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 06, 2018 - 10:52 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thursday is back to school day for over 30,000 students at the Buffalo Public School District. Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash said that the focus this year is on ensuring there's strong instruction in every classroom and in every subject. Cash first began his...
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Tom Puckett
September 05, 2018 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Football, cross country, golf and other Buffalo Public Schools athletic events have been canceled Wednesday under state guidelines regarding the heat index. State guidelines require practices to be canceled if the heat index is forecast to exceed 96 degrees.
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