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.
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.
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.