Teach For America

Persistence Preparatory Academy
Kyle S. Mackie/WBFO News

As Buffalo students head back to class, WBFO is taking a look at the city’s two newest charter schools. In this series, Education Reporter Kyle Mackie reports on the first year of Persistence Preparatory Academy and Buffalo Collegiate Charter School.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Teach For America received a major funding boost to continue its work in the Buffalo Public School District on Tuesday as KeyBank and First Niagara Foundation delivered a $1 million contribution to the organization. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says Teach For America has been working with the district at its high-need schools.