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Buffalo School Board Delays Decision on 'Low-Performing' Schools




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The vote on the four struggling schools will come in two weeks to allow board members more time to study the plan to the submit to the state and further outline the phase-in process.
School Spending

Buffalo In Bottom Four on High Spending With Low Test Scores


If better education as only a matter of throwing money at the problem, Buffalo schools would be a lot better. A new national survey ranks them among the worst on per pupil spending and return on investment.

FULL SURVEY RESULTS INSIDE
Measles

WBEN Extra: Measles 101


A measles outbreak whose spread originated at Disneyland has grown to 95 cases, adn is igniting the immunization debate again.
INSIDE:  Hear from Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein MD. 
SEE ALSO: Symptoms, Photos, & More

The California Department of Public Health tells the Los Angeles Times  on Wednesday that 79 of those in infections are in California and 52 of them can be linked directly to Disney Parks.




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Dr. Gale Burstein, MD
Erie County Health
GOV. ELIOT SPITZER RESIGNATION ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER
Silver Fired

Silver Scandal: Asbestos Law Firm Fires Assemby Speaker


Days before he is expected to leave his leadership post, NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has one less job now that one of the law firms at the center of his federal corruption charges has let him go,
Snow & Ice

Snowy Thursday Night, Friday To The South


The National Weather Service has a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, beginning Thursday afternoon for Southern Erie County, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua & Wyoming Counties.
Super Bowl Cap

Outfitting the Super Bowl Winner With a WNY Product


(WBEN) - This Sunday when the confetti flies and the Lombardi Trophy is handed out it won't be to the Buffalo Bills, but whoever wins will be wearing a Buffalo product of sorts.

ALSO INSIDE: Marshawn Lynch Faces Hat Fine
Sean Mascia, Courtesy ABC News

Buffalo Native Shows Toughness in Boston Snow


Boston, MA (WBEN) As Boston dealt with a blizzard Tuesday, a Buffalo man was spotted by ABC's Rob Marciano running to his hotel.
 
Ryan

Ryan Speaks After Silver Decision


"It would be a failure if we go from one leadership structure that is heavy on the dictatorial side to another leadership structure that is heavy on the dictatorial side."
Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory Thursday Into Friday


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY S. Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Wyoming Counties 1pm Thurs.-10am Fri.
 
Teen Struck

Amherst Teen Struck By Car


Amherst, NY (WBEN) A teen walking to school was struck by a car Wednesday morning.
 
Poll
Because we haven't asked in a while, how would you characterize this winter so far?
  Worse than normal!
  Pretty typical.
  Better than normal!
 
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