Lawmakers, educators fight for funding


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Local lawmakers and educators are banding together to fight for education funding. They’re rallying at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Niagara Square.

The Partnership for Smarter Schools is calling on the state to restore funding that was slashed due to budget cuts in 2011.

They’ll also be supporting a two-year moratorium on the Common Core. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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