Amherst Central Schools

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The leaders of prominent Western New York private schools like Nardin Academy and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute are speaking out against a proposed state policy that would give public school districts oversight of their institutions.

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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.

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The Thomas Reynolds Center for Special Education and After-School Programs at Daemen College received a grant to prepare elementary school students with learning disabilities for middle school.