Schools at a Crossroads: Interviews with Buffalo School Board Candidates

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The future of Buffalo Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown could be in jeopardy following Tuesday night's school board election. Two candidates elected to three-at-large seats, Larry Quinn and Patti Bowers Pierce, are expected to align with board member Carl Paladino, who is seeking Brown's removal.

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The much anticipated Buffalo School Board election is finally here. City voters are encouraged to head to the polls throughout the day Tuesday to vote for three-at-large school members. Thirteen candidates are vying for three-at-large seats. But with a divided school board and tough criticism laid on the schools superintendent -- this election has drawn more attention than normal. 

The Buffalo Public School District is under pressure to improve failing schools and boost graduation rates in a contentious time for school leadership.  There are more than a dozen candidates vying for three at-large school board seats. WBFO, WNED-TV and The Buffalo News teamed to record interviews with those who will appear on the May 6 ballot.  Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m. you can tune in for "Schools at a Crossroads: Interviews with Buffalo School Board Candidates" on WNED-TV.

This year’s Buffalo School  board election has attracted significant interest for three at-large seats. All this week we have been presenting the candidates who will appear on Tuesday's ballot.  WBFO, WNED-TV and The Buffalo News teamed to record interviews with the candidates vying for three-at-large-seats. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley highlights the candidates to help inform Buffalo voters as part of our Focus on Education reporting.

As the Buffalo School Board election draws near  we continue to bring you each of the candidates who will appear on next Tuesday's ballot. WBFO, WNED-TV and The Buffalo News teamed to record interviews with the candidates vying for three-at-large-seats. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley highlights the candidates to help inform Buffalo voters as part of our Focus on Education reporting.

All this week we are bringing you the voices of more than a dozen candidates vying for three-at-large Buffalo School board seats.  WBFO, WNED-TV and The Buffalo News teamed to record interviews with those who will appear on the May 6th ballot. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley highlights the candidates to help inform Buffalo voters as part of our Focus on Education reporting.

The Buffalo Public School District is under pressure to improve failing schools and boost graduation rates and it’s a contentious time for school leadership. There are more than a dozen candidates vying for three-at-large school board seats. 

It is a critical time for Buffalo Public Schools as leadership remains under tough criticism. This year’s school board election has attracted significant interest for three at-large seats. As part of our Focus on Education reporting, WBFO, WNED-TV and The Buffalo News teamed up to record interviews with more than a dozen candidates running for the May 6 election. All this week, WBFO's Eileen Buckley is highlighting the candidates to help inform city voters.