Educational program receives $1.3M grant

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Americorps Builds Life Through Education program, or ABLE, has just received a $1.3 million federal grant.

Congressman Brian Higgins joined representatives from the Buffalo Promise Neighborhood and Highgate Heights Elementary to make the announcement Monday. ABLE will pair tutors with more than 2,000 Buffalo school students. 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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