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The Buffalo News
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schoolsvote on the nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-ol
Tiny percentage of voters expected to decide fate of city schools
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 hours ago
vote on the nine-member board. In the Park District, Paladino faces 18-year-old Austin Harig, a student supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation and the AFL-CIO. In the North District, two-term incumbent Jason M. McCarthy barely escaped... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school voteCommunications Workers of America that asked the organization to get involved i
Organized labor flexes muscles to influence Buffalo school vote
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Communications Workers of America that asked the organization to get involved in the Buffalo School Board races – not the Buffalo Teachers Federation. That union’s leader, Debora M. Hayes, who has a long history as a labor and strike leader, was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West Districtbetter communication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Jennifer L. Mecozzi, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
better communication, or at least an idea of what’s going on, to the community.” Supporters: Citizen Action of New York, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000. ON THE ISSUES: • Against more charter schools in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West Districtand stalled negotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders gett
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: James M. Sampson, West District
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
and stalled negotiations: “After 11 years, I still don’t see union leaders getting serious about the contract. I heard (the Buffalo Teachers Federation) won’t meet with the district until after the elections.” On the board’s legal battle with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park Districtlike to be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Austin Harig, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
like to be in them. And the kids that I’ve met there, they’re just amazing, and they can be so successful.” Supporters: Buffalo Teachers Federation, AFL-CIO, Stonewall Democrats of Buffalo, New York State United Teachers. Expected campaign... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park DistrictDeclined to respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract a
Profile of Buffalo School Board candidate: Carl P. Paladino, Park District
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
Declined to respond. IN HIS OWN WORDS: On the long-expired teacher contract and stalled negotiations: Has said the Buffalo Teachers Federation and President Philip Rumore should not support candidates for the School Board, calling it a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School BoardJean Grant, no fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out th
Political factions trying to take over ‘non-partisan’ School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
Jean Grant, no fan of Grassroots. “There’s all these different factions out there,” said Philip Rumore, president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, a usually prominent election force whose efforts this year have been largely... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North Districtinvestment in what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: E
Profile of candidate for Buffalo School Board: Hope R. Jay, North District
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
investment in what goes on in my district and public education.” Supporters: Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Buffalo Teachers Federation. Expected campaign budget: $20,000 ON THE ISSUES: • Does not think there should be more... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so faryears between the teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to
Buffalo School Board campaigns attract $44,000 in contributions so far
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
years between the teachers union and educational reform groups, both trying to influence the outcome of the election. The Buffalo Teachers Federation long has provided financial support to its favored candidates, but educational reformers with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board raceswho wants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the busin
Power, politics and money play a big role in ‘non-partisan’ Buffalo School Board races
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
who wants the backing of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership representing the business community, has been critical of the Buffalo Teachers Federation and its opposition to the reform agenda, including more charter schools. Sampson said he also is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s
Once-sleepy race for Buffalo School Board becomes ‘vicious’
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Boardfriends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s
Hardball politics comes to the Buffalo School Board
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
friends of various candidates. But clearly, the election is going the union’s way. All of the candidates endorsed by the Buffalo Teachers Federation – incumbents Theresa Harris-Tigg and Sharon Belton-Cottman, and candidates Hope Jay, Paulette... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majorityon who represents them on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affil
Sampson’s ballot loss could deliver major blow to School Board majority
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
on who represents them on the School Board.” Jennifer L. Mecozzi, who is affiliated with PUSH Buffalo and supported by the Buffalo Teachers Federation, is now the only candidate for the West District seat . During his three-year tenure as a member... Read more
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The Buffalo News
NYSUT leads way in trying to knock Buffalo school board candidates off ballotof the candidates targeted by NYSUT have, in one way or another, advocated refo
NYSUT leads way in trying to knock Buffalo school board candidates off ballot
The Buffalo News / Posted 17 days ago
of the candidates targeted by NYSUT have, in one way or another, advocated reforms and been critical of the Buffalo Teachers Federation, a NYSUT affiliate. Paladino was the only candidate to escape any other challenges. He – along... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo school funding advocates taking it to the streetsgoing public. “Teachers across the city feel that no one is paying attention t
Buffalo school funding advocates taking it to the streets
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
going public. “Teachers across the city feel that no one is paying attention to what they really need for our kids,” said Buffalo Teachers Federation President Philip Rumore. “This is about teachers saying ‘I’m tired of this. We need more for our... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
State tests to be offered Tuesday, focus is on opt-outsEnglish, emotionally disturbed, sit through a test that means nothing to them,"
State tests to be offered Tuesday, focus is on opt-outs
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 27 days ago
English, emotionally disturbed, sit through a test that means nothing to them," said Phil Rumore, the president of the Buffalo Teachers Federation. Critics say the exams are not age-appropriate and stress students, and that local schools lack... Read more
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