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A McKinley High School teacher, injured in a student assault last month, is being transferred to Leonardo da Vinci High School in Buffalo. But as WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the leader of Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) is crying foul.

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The Buffalo Teachers Federation is calling for the immediate removal of Temporary McKinley High School Principal Marck Abraham.

Buffalo Public Schools declaring turnaround victory

Jan 18, 2019
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The Buffalo Public School District is declaring victory in turning around past failing and struggling city schools. Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash said city schools have been turned around.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley attended a celebration with the school community Thursday at the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts.

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A fight between a McKinley High School teacher and a student has put the teacher out on Workers Compensation and the student facing felony charges.A

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Brand new accusations surfaced in a Buffalo courtroom Thursday against a suspended McKinley High School principal. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley has details.

Students inspired while selling flowers at school

Dec 28, 2017
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McKinley High School students recently sold various flower arrangements and plants during the holiday season as part of the school's horticulture program. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley spoke to a couple of the students who were inside the school's hallway trying to entice buyers. 

LGBTQ lawsuit with McKinley HS settled

Sep 5, 2017
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The New York Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday morning the settlement of a federal lawsuit against the Buffalo City School District for what it charged was "the open and systematic discrimination of LGBTQ students at McKinley High School."

McKinley High School principal placed on leave

May 12, 2017
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The principal at McKinley High School has been placed leave during an investigation following a lawsuit filed earlier in the week. The Buffalo Public School District has issued a response to a lawsuit filed earlier this week alleging discrimination against LGBTQ students at McKinley High School.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The Buffalo Public Schools have been hit with a lawsuit claiming the administration of McKinley High School actively blocked the formation of a Gay-Straight Alliance at the school and the district is not doing anything about the discrimination.

Hip history lesson from Buffalo school teacher

Jun 11, 2013
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Students across the region began taking New York State Regents tests Tuesday and a Buffalo Public Schools teacher is using digital means to help students review for their History Regents.  WBFO's Eileen Buckley visited the classroom of McKinley High School teacher Keith Hughes to learn about his "Hip Hughes History" lessons on YouTube.

McKinley students donate $2,000 to City Mission

Jan 11, 2012

Students at Buffalo's McKinley High School presented the City Mission with a check Wednesday, capping off their Holiday Season community service project.  This story actually begins in November, when McKinley students enlisted in the Jr. ROTC collected clothing and turkeys for donation to the City Mission.  

After delivering the goods, students decided that wasn't enough.

"We decided to come back to school, get with a couple of students, the National Honor Society, and make a fundraiser.  We brought in coupon books," said Jr. ROTC Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jerome Thomas.