After meeting on other issues for three hours last night, the Buffalo School Board "ran out of time" to discuss the recall of laid-off teachers.
Board President Lou Petrucci told me after the meeting that district administrators would email details to the board this morning regarding which teachers and teacher aides have been recalled, using the $1.2 million contingency funds the board released on Monday.
Well, as of 2 p.m. today (Thursday), as far as I know, the board has not yet received that information.
The Buffalo Teachers Federation, though, has.
According to the information provided to me by the BTF, 17 more teachers were recalled this week, using that $1.2 million.
Here's how that breaks down, by tenure area:
- Seven English teachers
- Four reading teachers
- Three math teachers
- One science teacher
- Two social studies teachers.
Add those 17 to the 47 recall notices sent earlier, and you get a total of 64 teachers whose layoffs have been rescinded, according to the info provided to me by the BTF.
Of that total 64, those who have been recalled include:
- 24 elementary teachers
- Nine English teachers
- Eight reading teachers
- Eight math teachers
- One science teacher
- 14 social studies teachers.
I am expecting to get this info broken down by school later this afternoon. Once I get it, I will post it.
Update (2:37 p.m.):
Just got the breakdown by school.
This gets tricky, though. Keep in mind that this indicates how many teachers who had been laid off from a particular school have had their layoff rescinded. That does not necessarily mean those teachers are returning to the school they were laid off from.
So, for instance, five layoffs from International School 45 were rescinded. That does not necessarily mean those five teachers will be returning to International School 45.
With that caveat, here is the breakdown, for all 64 teachers whose layoffs have been rescinded, they came from:
Buffalo Elementary School of Technology, School 6: 2 layoffs rescinded
Dr. Pantoja School 18: 3
Native American Magnet School 19: 1
Hillery Park School 27: 1
Frank Sedita School 30: 2
Harriett Ross Tubman School 31: 3
Futures Academy School 37: 2
School 39: 3
International School 45: 5
School 53: 1
Olmsted School 56: 1
Early Childhood Center School 61: 1
Discovery School 67: 1
Hamlin Park School 74: 1
Herman Badillo School 76: 1
Grabiarz School 79: 3
School 81: 2
Early Childhood Center School 82: 1
Lydia T. Wright School 89: 2
BUILD Academy School 91: 1
West Hertel Academy School 94: 3
Waterfront School 95: 2
Harvey Austin School 97: 2
The Academy School 131: 1
School 187: 2
City Honors School 195: 1
Math Science Tech Prep at Seneca School 197: 2
International Prep School 198: 2
Leonardo da Vinci High School 212: 1
Burgard High School 301: 2
McKinley High School 305: 2
East High School 307: 4
School 521: 1
- Mary Pasciak