The Buffalo Preservation Board on Thursday voted to recommend to the Common Council that the old and historic Concrete Central Elevator be designated as a landmark. The board also talked about making more visible the process for designating what everyone thought were landmarks as official city landmarks.
The Buffalo School Board Wednesday night celebrated East High School's men's basketball team winning a state championship and was praised for taking a big step toward major improvements in district athletic facilities.
The New York State Education Commissioner is being asked to prevent the closing of four Buffalo schools. State Assembly members Crystal Peoples-Stokes and Sean Ryan were joined by Western New York Regents representative Catherine Collins outside Lafayette High School in Buffalo on Wednesday.
WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports on Regents Collins joining Assembly members Peoples-Stokes & Ryan to call to end 'out-of-time' for four Buffalo schools
The Buffalo Board of Education meets in special session Friday morning to decide the fate of four failing city schools. WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the board is meeting to consider the phase-in and request for space proposals.
The Buffalo School Board is expected to decide this week on final plans for four failing city schools. But earlier this week the board's majority aidd it will not act on the proposed plans for those schools unless it is able to negotiate a new contract with the Buffalo Teachers Federation.
The Buffalo School Board will be deciding the fates of four failing city schools Wednesday evening. School Board members are expected to vote on the redesign plans for Bennett High School, Lafayette High School, East and MLK School.
Interim Buffalo School Superintendent Don Ogilvie says the school district has a Friday deadline to submit a round of proposed turnaround plans for four failing city schools to prevent closure by the New York State Education Department.
WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley asks Interim Buffalo Schools Superintendent Don Ogilvie about deadline for proposed turnaround plans for failing city schools.
Albany has rejected reform plans for four Buffalo schools, arguing the paperwork isn't right. Education Commissioner John King has given the district until 5 p.m. Friday to make the applications conform to what the department wants.
The Buffalo Board of Education Wednesday night approved a turnaround plan for two failing high schools. The board voted 8-1 to move ahead with using Johns Hopkins as the educational partnership organization for Lafayette and East High Schools.
The first of two community meetings will be held tonight in Buffalo's East High School about Education Commissioner John King's plan for turning around East and Lafayette High. As WBFO's Chris Caya reports, at least one state lawmaker is concerned with King's mandate.
It looks as if students from two troubled Buffalo high schools will be going to the suburbs for their vocational training. Citing their dismal graduation rates, State Education Commissioner John King is calling for drastic change at East and Lafayette high schools.