Kriner Cash

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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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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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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August 17, 2017 - 1:41 pm
Decision No. 17,147 Application of the BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF BUFFALO for the removal of Carl Paladino as a member of the Board of Education of the City School District of the City of Buffalo. Decision No. 17,147 (August 17, 2017) The Law Firm of Frank W...
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WBEN Photo/Dave Debo
Dave Debo
July 10, 2017 - 6:29 am
(WBEN) As she weighs whether to oust Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School board, State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia is also taking up an idea that Paladino himself has put forth recently, to replace the entire board and just let the superintendent run things without them. And the man at...
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Dave Debo
June 26, 2017 - 7:45 pm
(WBEN) Carl Paladino's defense began their case on the third day of hearings into whether the state education commissioner should remove him from office, for leaking confidential information in the wake of outrage over his remarks about then President and Mrs. Obama. Board member Patricia Pierce...
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June 25, 2017 - 9:37 pm
(WBEN) The Buffalo Board of Education is poised to wind up it's case against Carl Paladino today, making a plea for State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia to remove him from office as hearings into the matter stretch into their second week. WBEN's Dave Debo is the only Buffalo radio reporter...
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Carl Paladino and other members of the Buffalo School Board
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Dave Debo
June 20, 2017 - 5:46 am
(WBEN) When State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia begins to weigh whether or not to remove Buffalo School Board Member Carl Paladino from that body, she will hear from 7 of his 10 colleagues, and several administration officials during as many as five days of hearings in Albany. The hearings...
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AP photo
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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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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