Some top stakeholders are apparently holding conversations about a mayoral takeover of the Buffalo Public School District. At the same time, some names are being floated as the next potential leader of city schools. WBFO's Eileen Buckley asked Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes about the latest behind-the-scene maneuvering from business leaders and the school board's majority in this week's Press Pass conversation.
WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talks with Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes about stakeholders interest in mayoral control of the city school district.
A new form of plastic pollution is showing up in waterways across New York. A study released by the office of state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found microbeads in three-quarters of the samples collected from wastewater treatment plants statewide.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, with bridge officials, union leaders and construction workers standing behind him, speaks in support of federal funding for a renovation and expansion of the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge's American-side customs plaza.
The push is on for approval of a helipad atop the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus but, before construction, the pad needs to be signed off by local, state, and federal officials.
While they may have "lost" to the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night in the NHL Draft Lottery, a game of chance that determined who would pick first in the approaching draft, one writer believes the Buffalo Sabres will do well by picking Jack Eichel of Boston University with the second overall pick.
We could see similar high opt out numbers as students in 3rd through 8th grade are scheduled to take another round of Common Core tests in mathematics this Wednesday. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley reports says a Buffalo school teacher has created a new opt out video.
A combination of local and out-of-town candidates have applied for the deputy superintendent position in the Buffalo Public School District. WBFO's Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the interim schools superintendent is working on the hiring process before he leaves at the end of this school year.
Workers injured on the job are eligible for workers' compensation benefits, from medical care to one-shot payments. On this week's edition of You & The Law, attorney Henry Tilson talks about how complicated it can all be.