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2017 - 2018 School Year
 
November 22, 2017
A SEVERE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN ERIE COUNTY CHARTER SCHOOLDS AND POSSIBLE RESEGREGATION
The Buffalo Teachers Federation today released a troubling report prepared for the BTF by NYSUT, the BTF’s State affiliation. The report details the extreme lack of Administrator Diversity and the general lack of diversity in the Erie County Charter Schools <<Read More>>
 
2016 - 2017 School Year
 
August 8, 2017
DISTRICT FOUND GUILTY OF VIOLATING NYS LAW PROPOSED SCHEDULE CHANGES
New York State Justlce Tracy Bannister has found that the Buffalo School Superintendent violated NYS law when he attempted to use Receivership powers to unilaterally change the starting and ending times at three (3) schools << Read More >>
 
May 9, 2017
RUMORE CALLS UPON BUFFALO COMMON COUNCIL TO REJECT MAYOR'S EDUCATION ALLOCATION
BTF President, Phil Rumore, today released a letter to the Mayor and Common Council calling the City's funding for Buffalo's students "disgraceful". Rumore releases chart that showed that the << Read More >>
 
April 4, 2017
RUMORE BLASTS JACOBS' ATTACK ON TEACHERS
BTF President, Philip Rumore, today, blasted Senator Chris Jacobs’ attack on the Buffalo School District and the teachers’ contract. “Senator Jacobs, an anti-public school, anti-teacher, pro-charter school advocate has again shown his contempt for our schools and teachers. << Read More >>
 
March 31, 2017
BPO "KIDS TAKE OVER KLEINHANS" CONCERT SERIES
Once again this year, the Buffalo Teachers Federation is offering over 300 tickets to Buffalo Public School parents/guardians, BTF members and their children to attend the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's "Kids Take Over Kleinhans" concert series << Read More >>
 
January 18, 2017
BTF AUTHORIZES LEGAL ACTION TO REMOVE CARL PALADINO
Today, the BTF authorized legal action with the Commissioner of Education to remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo Board of Education. The legal actions claim Carl Paladino << Read More >>

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