A local charter school leader has created several mobile apps that aim to break down roadblocks for low-income and first generation college bound students. The apps help students find the best college for their career goals and financial situation.
Say Yes Buffalo Community Leadership Council meeting. Buffalo Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown (right), Executive Director of Say Yes Buffalo David Rust (middle) and President, Buffalo Board of Education Dr. Barbara Seals-Nevergold.
College enrollment among Buffalo public high school students has increased by 9 percentage points with the Class of 2013. The number of graduates moving on to two and four-year colleges went from 57 percent in 2012 to 66 percent in 2013.
Protests in Ukraine began late last year with hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians taking to the streets to rally against corruption and police violence in the country. Congressman Brian Higgins says the violence happening there is a complicated matter.
The public is invited to attend a meeting regarding issues surrounding Tonawanda Coke Monday night. The event will take place at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center located at 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive in Tonawanda at 6:30 p.m.
In the wake of the harshest winter in years, State Senator Tim Kennedy is calling for increased investment in road and bridge maintenance and infrastructure, plus updating technology to report pothole problems.
Classrooms across New York State have been stirred up by the Common Core learning standards. All this week WBFO’s Focus on Education takes a look at how Common Core affects testing and how those tests affect teachers, parents, and students.
In some school districts across our region students are struggling to grasp the Common Core Learning Standards. All this week WBFO’s Focus on Education is bringing you a series of stories about the new standards. In the third installment the Common Core standards themselves and how they are working in local districts is examined.
All this week, WBFO’s Focus on Education is bringing you a series of stories about the Common Core learning standards. Our second installment takes a look at the rollout of the standards and why it appears New York State is leading the way.
The Common Core Learning Standards in New York State have caused a great deal of confusion and controversy. All this week, WBFO's Focus on Education will be bringing you a series of stories about the new standards. The first installment explains where Common Core came from and why it was implemented.
In New York State, one of the most discussed and most controversial section of labor law is called the Scaffold Law. This week on You & The Law, WBFO's Mike Desmond speaks with attorney David Adams to explore the meaning of the law.
The implementation of the Common Core learning standards will continue to move forward in schools across New York State. But, Board of Regents Chancellor Emeritus Robert Bennett says the state will help teachers if they are having trouble with the rollout of the standards.