The New York State Board of Regents reversed a decision Monday its members made last month denying the Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School’s renewal application. The new decision follows a month of backlash from angry parents and charter school advocates and reauthorizes the school through June 2025.
One of Buffalo’s highest-performing public schools faces closure following a vote by the New York State Board of Regents last week. WBFO’s education reporter Kyle Mackie reports on how Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School got caught in pandemic politics and the great debate about charter schools.
The state's largest teacher union is crying foul over potentially more state funding for charter schools. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the union claims charter schools are "flush" with cash and do not need more public dollars.
WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says NYSUT is claiming charter schools are "flush" with cash and do not need more public dollars.
Buffalo schools open in a month and a large group of clergy, activists, parents and school leaders turned out Monday night in Friendship Baptist Church for an emergency meeting to discuss what they see as an educational crisis.
A lawsuit is claiming the funding formula for charter schools in New York State is unconstitutional. The suit was filed in State Supreme Court in Erie County. It claims charter students receive only three-fifths of what school district students receive.