With the fight over three at-large seats on the Buffalo school board heating up and the election three weeks away, ten of the candidates turned up last night before a large crowd in First Shiloh Baptist Church on Thursday night.
Though the approaching School Board elections will likely determine her future as Buffalo Schools Superintendent, Dr. Pamela Brown took a proactive approach Wednesday night during a review of her job performance.
Former Buffalo Sabres Managing Partner Larry Quinn announced last week that he will run for the Buffalo School Board, adding to the expanding list of candidates for three at-large seats. "It's a snapshot of the growing frustration" with Buffalo schools, says Jim Fink of Business First.
Buffalo Public School students were on their way to the bus stops Wednesday morning when schools superintendent Pamela Brown canceled most classes. With snow days running out, Brown says she wanted to wait until the last possible minute to make the decision.
Enterprise and Westminister Community charters may have new and extended lives as the Buffalo Board of Education decided on two-year charter extensions. WBFO'S Mike Desmond reports the board wouldn't go for three-years and now it's up to Albany.
For weeks, Carl Paladino has been seeking the removal of Buffalo School Board president Barbara Seals Nevergold. Now, a resident is taking similar steps in an effort to have Paladino removed from the board.
With Buffalo developer Carl Paladino officially in the race for the Buffalo Board of Education, the war of words has started between the former gubernatorial candidate and Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore.
Buffalo Board of Education members were told Wednesday there will be an attempt to unseat those seeking another term. They were also told the proposed state budget does little for the continuing fiscal problem.