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The Buffalo School Board majority has been knocked out by voters in Tuesday night’s election, with brand new members ready to take on education.

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Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash has started major structural changes in the system. Some of the initiatives include more online education and plans for more community schools.


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The Buffalo Teachers Federation may have taken a major hit Monday when the new state education commissioner backed a receivership plan for five failing city schools. The plan would allow administrators to mostly bypass union agreements.


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Two weeks after debating whether or not to comply on time with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, the Buffalo School Board has come to a final decision.

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The Buffalo school board showed up Wednesday for the annual reorganization meeting to elect its officers for the new school year and adjourned without electing anyone.


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After much controversy over the selection of a new Buffalo schools superintendent School Board Member Larry Quinn says it is time to move forward.

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The Buffalo School board's fighting continues. The situation could push out Interim Superintendent Donald Ogilvie before the board has settled on a replacement

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When a five-year-old special education student at School 82 put on his coat and backpack and left school, no one noticed until he was found wandering by a police officer. Officials are moving to prevent such situations from occurring again.

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The Buffalo Board of Education has now had two one-hour long discussions about how to pick a replacement for the departing Schools Superintendent Pamela Brown. On Wednesday, they decided another meeting was necessary.