State Education Commissioner John King has ordered the district to embrace BOCES, and has rejected the board's application to have Johns Hopkins University operate as a turnaround czar at the two schools. King castigates the district for not being able to put together a valid application for turnaround grant funds that would pay for Johns Hopkins.
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In a related development, the Buffalo News reports that the state has also rejected the district grant for Highgate Heights elementary, saying that once again the district has been unable to prepare an adequate application . ( BELOW)
At tonight's session, board member James Samson is expected to introduce a measure asking for details on why the district has been incapable of meeting state requirements.
Tonight's meeting is at 4 pm in the Waterfront School.