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"Small urban school district with lots of potential"

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Former Employee - Director in Buffalo, NY
Former Employee - Director in Buffalo, NY

I worked at Buffalo Public Schools full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Great people to work with

Cons

The unions place too much emphasis on adults and not children

Advice to Management

Work to empower families

Other Employee Reviews for Buffalo Public Schools

  1. "Lot's of Top-Down Pressure"

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    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Elementary Teacher in Buffalo, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The health benefits are unparalleled.
    The pay is fairly high in comparison to other teaching jobs.

    Cons

    The student body is incredibly challenging.
    The administration from Superintendent to Principals put tremendous pressure to conform to ineffective and superfluous practices in order to please their superiors at the expense of effective teaching methods. Eg. Scripted Lesson Presentation


  2. "If you can work here, you can work anywhere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The opportunity of trying to make a difference

    Cons

    Constantly changing initiatives, without seeing the true end results of the previous initiative.

    Advice to Management

    To remember what it is like to be in the classroom

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