News and Updates

BPS talks about concerns after lead was found in water fountains

The district says it hasn’t done anything wrong in how it has tested school water for lead, citing direct measures from the NYS Health Department & EPA.

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“It’s annoying:” Buffalo teachers picket for new contract before Board of Ed meeting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Members of the Buffalo Teachers Federation say they are insulted by the Buffalo School District’s latest contract offer. They carried their message directly to the school board using picket signs before the board’s monthly meeting.

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At a 'critical moment,' Buffalo Public Schools turns to a new leader with local roots

Tonja M. Williams had just been appointed interim superintendent of the state’s second largest school district on Wednesday evening. As her first order of business, she gave a shout-out to the people who helped her along the way.

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STUDENTS SPEAK UP FOR THEIR VOCATIONAL CENTER

The Buffalo Vocational Technical Center probably won’t get a second chance to survive, but its students will get a second chance to protest its demise.

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McKinley administrators knew of potential for violence that day, stabbing victim's mother alleges

Less than a half-hour before Sirgio Jeter, 14, was stabbed 10 times and beaten outside McKinley High School on Feb. 9, school administrators were alerted to threatening messages his cousin received that day from another student, according to a new legal claim against Buffalo Public Schools.

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BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AT A GLANCE 2019-20

BUFFALO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT DATA

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Say Yes Buffalo

Say Yes Buffalo offices have reopened for daily in-person access with some office staff continuing to work from home. All school-based staff are in buildings as of September 8, 2021.

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Dr. Kriner Cash to leave Buffalo Public Schools with over $300K

Through a state Freedom of Information Law request 2 On Your Side’s partner Investigative Post obtained the outgoing Buffalo superintendent’s resignation agreement.

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