The Buffalo School Board had hoped to open its new restaurant and hospitality high school this fall. However, the earliest possibility is now September of next year, as lease negotiations for a site continue.
Buffalo Common Council President Darius Pridgen says he cannot find out who will live in a building at 45 West Chippewa Street and, until he knows for sure, the building will not get a lodging house license.
Disagreement over a preferred proposed site to build a new Emerson School of Hospitality erupted at a Buffalo Board of Education special session last week. In this week's Press Pass conversation WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes tell us the board tabled the item.
Press Pass conversation: WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley & Buffalo News Education Reporter Tiffany Lankes talk about proposed site for Emerson.
Buffalo has an increasing number of hotels and restaurants and an increasing demand for people to work in them. City schools are looking at that as a way to deal with the demand for more vocational training and the demand for successful schools.