39 of 65 students graduate from Buffalo Public School #89
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Only eight eighth-graders were set to graduate from Lydia T. Wright School on Wednesday morning and move onto ninth grade.
When parents spoke up, that jumped to 17.
Now, a spokesperson from Buffalo Public Schools says the number is even higher with 39 students.
It turns out Tuesday was the first time that many Buffalo Public School board members were also hearing about this. Now they've got some work to do.
"I will say that when I heard this first yesterday, it was very surprising just because of the sheer number. I know that if this was occurring at one of my child's schools, I would be very concerned and upset as well," said Lou Petrucci, president of the school board.
And plenty of parents are upset, …
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