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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.