Deadline arrives for BPS transfer requests

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – If you want to move your child out of a failing school in Buffalo, Tuesday is the day. It’s the deadline to request a transfer. There are 45 failing schools right now.

Former President Bush’s No Child Left Behind Act makes these transfers possible. It requires each student to have the option to go to a school in good standing.

You can access the application to request a transfer on Click this link to go directly to the page. 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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