More Buffalo students are going to college

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – More graduates of Buffalo Public Schools are going to college.

The National Student Clearinghouse says the number of graduates who enrolled in college went up by nine percent with the class of 2013. The district is crediting the Say Yes-Buffalo Partnership with helping students pursue higher education.

Superintendent Dr. Pamela Brown said, “We can count on the support of the community through Say Yes Buffalo to bring those services such as helping parents fill out financial aid applications, making sure students are apply to college and applying for scholarships.”

Brown also says graduation rates are up from 48 percent in 2012 to 56 percent last year.

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