1. Downstate holds clear lead over Upstate in new report on education; Erie County ranks 18th of 62 counties
    Advanced Regents diplomas were awarded to 46.8 percent of June’s public-high-school graduates in Downstate’s nine suburban and exurban counties, according to a Business First analysis of newly released data from the New York State Education Department. http://bizj.us/1k4uzw
  2. Plans being made for second Elmwood Village Charter school in Buffalo
    Elmwood Village Charter School may open a second K-8 school in Buffalo, pending approval from the New York State Department of Education. http://bizj.us/1k527c
  3. Buffalo co. creates software to evaluate school superintendents
    A new web-based product launched by Buffalo technology company PLS 3rd Learning simplifies the process of evaluating school superintendents. http://bizj.us/1k4vxi
  4. DHD Ventures closes on Forest Avenue property
    Construction on a $25 million student housing project near the Buffalo State College campus is expected to begin this fall. http://bizj.us/1k4vo2
  5. Manning Squires Henning wins University at Buffalo renovation contract
    Manning Squires Henning, a Batavia-based general contractor, has won the bid to handle the renovations of the University at Buffalo’s Capen Hall. http://bizj.us/1k4vis