Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School

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The New York State Board of Regents reversed a decision Monday its members made last month denying the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School’s renewal application. The new decision follows a month of backlash from angry parents and charter school advocates and reauthorizes the school through June 2025.


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One of Buffalo’s highest-performing public schools faces closure following a vote by the New York State Board of Regents last week. WBFO’s education reporter Kyle Mackie reports on how Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School got caught in pandemic politics and the great debate about charter schools.


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Concerns are being raised about the future of a downtown Buffalo high school. The Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School on Franklin Street could be demolished to make way for a new convention center. But school officials are in the dark about the proposed $440 million project.