Board expected to approve next year’s budget

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Wednesday night’s school board meeting may make a big impact on the district. Members are expected to approve next year’s school budget.

The proposed spending plan is more than $800 million. That doesn’t include about $115 million in grants. The budget calls for adding about 25 additional teachers and restructuring the special education staff.

The board’s meeting is Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. This is the first full board meeting since last week’s elections. 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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