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By Sandra Tan » Wednesday, October 7, 2015

After three remarkable years on the Buffalo Public Schools education beat, I am moving on to pick up the Erie County government beat, with a renewed focus on poverty and public health. Being part of... Read More

By jwestmoore » Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Buffalo News Education Reporter Mary Pasciak discusses the high absentee rates in Buffalo schools with WBFO's Eileen Buckley on Tuesday's Press Pass feature. Find links to Pasciak's... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Monday, October 5, 2015

For the last three years I have held the schools beat, this blog post has been part of my fall tradition. It goes like this, every year around this time: - I point out that the Buffalo Public... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Wednesday, September 30, 2015

As noted in today's story, the Buffalo Public Schools has taken a second crack at addressing an Office of Civil Rights complaint, in which the district was found to have used discriminatory... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Buffalo School Board will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in Room 801 of City Hall. Aside from the superintendent's update, board member Carl Paladino has introduced or... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Child sexual abuse is a heavily perpetrated crime against children. As noted in today's story, more children are sexually abused than adults, according to research. Yet this crime often gets the... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash presides over his second regular school board meeting tonight, Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing... Read More

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

New Buffalo Schools Superintendent Kriner Cash recently outlined some top priorities for boosting attendance and graduation rates. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Wednesday, September 2, 2015

A small window into how problematic leadership planning is in Buffalo Public Schools occurs every August. That's when The Buffalo News asks the district which schools will be seeing a change in... Read More

By Sandra Tan » Monday, August 31, 2015

As noted in Sunday's story, the Buffalo Public Schools and Say Yes Buffalo rely on the National Student Clearinghouse for figures on how many Buffalo students who graduate from city schools go on to... Read More

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