BPS gets new superintendent, Kriner Cash signs on dotted line

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — New leadership is set to take over Buffalo Public Schools after Dr. Kriner Cash signed on the dotted line Tuesday.

New York State announced Cash received the necessary certification the New York State Department of Education, meaning he is cleared to assume his responsibilities immediately. Cash signed his agreement to be paid $275,000 per year.

The agreement stipulates that before Sept. 30, Cash will need to come up with a plan to communicate with the Buffalo Public School Board.

CONTRACT | See Dr. Cash’s contract here. 

The deal includes perks like benefits, life insurance, 80 percent of health insurance costs, vacation and sick time along with reasonable expenses to attend conferences.

Cash received backing from the New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia along with a unanimous vote of confidence from the Buffalo School Board.

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