A unity rally was held at Lafayette High School on Saturday in support of the school.
Lafayette has been identified as one of the under-performing schools in the Buffalo District. Students, parents, teachers and community activists all came together to celebrate what is hoped to be a positive future for the school. School Principle Naomi Cerre claims that actions underway are brightening the school's outlook.
"We're excited about the possibilities of what the future can bring, and we're excited about the fact that people are listening. Finally, they're listening" says Cerre.
Lafayette is among seven Buffalo schools that are under review by the state. As a solution, the School Board has chosen to have Johns Hopkins University to run the school.