A lawsuit filed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation will have representatives from the union and the Buffalo school district in court this week.
Turnaround plans for three underperforming schools, Bilingual Center 33, Futures Academy and Drew Science Magnet, call for transferring teachers at those schools. BTF president Philip Rumore claims this move violates a collective bargaining agreement. The state has designated more than $5 million to assist those schools.
Rumore hopes a judge will halt the transfers and allow for arbitration to resolve the issue.