District Parent Coordinating Council (DPCC)

Kyle S. Mackie/WBFO News

Parent leaders and the Buffalo Teachers Federation are criticizing Buffalo Public Schools for a lack of transparency and community feedback in the district’s process of developing reopening plans for this fall. The district posted a “working draft” plan on its website Friday night and has said “it’s not done until it’s done.”


WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

A parent group is crying foul over the Buffalo School District's hiring of sports coaches. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us the District Parent Coordinating Council (DPCC) says the agreement between the Buffalo Public school district and Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) is a “bad deal”.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Some Buffalo Public school parents say they believe the Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) is attempting to 'sabotage progress' in the city school district. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says members of the District Parent Coordinating Council (DPCC) have two major concerns.

Parents seek federal help to fix Buffalo Schools

Jun 17, 2016
Chris Caya WBFO News

After Buffalo's Board of Education largely ignored an expert's recommendations on correcting the District's Civil Rights violations - some parents are seeking federal help.

Parent leader on future superintendent & receivership

Aug 13, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The leader of the District Parent Coordinating Council (DPCC) met with the top candidate for the Buffalo schools superintendent post. Sam Radford, President of the DPCC, already spoke with Dr. Kriner Cash, former Memphis City Schools Superintendent. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley talked to Radford about his expectations for new leadership and how receivership is creating new concerns for a civil rights recommendation for the city's criteria-based schools. 

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The District Parent Coordinating Council is demanding answers from the federal government on how receivership will effect a civil rights recommendation issued by the Office for Civil Rights for criteria-based city schools.