Education Take Action

The most severe problems that appear in our public schools are not really education problems but rather symptoms of the extreme, concentrated poverty in Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Even so, major improvements in public education are possible, starting with universal, quality pre-kindergarten, enhanced after-school programs, more equitable financing for high-needs schools, expanded literacy programs, improved workforce training, and more affordable higher education opportunities.

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June 26, 2018

New Policy Brief on Good Food Purchasing for the Buffalo Public Schools

This new policy brief provides a snapshot of the current status of school food at Buffalo Public Schools and several ongoing school food improvement initiatives.

May 24, 2018

New Buffalo Brief on Public Education in Buffalo and the Region

PPG just released a Buffalo Brief on Public Education in Buffalo and the Region which is just one in a series of quick snapshots of Western New York.

April 24, 2018

New Report on Good Food at the Buffalo Public Schools

What does good food mean? For a new coalition in Buffalo, it means nutrition, but it means four other values as well: local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, and animal welfare. The Good Food Buffalo coalition will work collaboratively with the Buffalo Public Schools, …

January 10, 2018

Community Groups to Unveil their Policy Agenda for 2018

This year’s public roll-out of the Community Agenda will take place on Friday, January 12th at 2pm, at the Frank E. Merriweather Library Auditorium, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo.

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University-Community Partnership Workshop (Breakfast)October 19, 2018, 9-10:30 am

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

University-Community Partnership Workshop (Breakfast)October 19, 2018, 9-10:30 am

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

University-Community Partnership Workshop (Dinner)October 18, 2018, 5:30-7:15 pm

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

University-Community Partnership Workshop (Dinner)October 18, 2018, 5:30-7:15 pm

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

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