Council to vote on former School 71 sale

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The future of a Buffalo charter school will be in front of the the city’s common council Tuesday afternoon. Members are expected to vote on the sale of the former School 71 to the King Center Charter School.

Officials from the Charter School say they’ve outgrown their current home at the King Urban Life Center on Genesee Street and need to move to better serve their students.

The center has lobbied against the move, they do not want the school to leave the neighborhood. 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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