When School Board President Louis Petrucci asked central office officials at Wednesday's evening School Board meeting:
Superintendent James Williams responded:
..."We strongly believe if children are not in school we cannot improve their academic achievement."
Mary Pasciak, School Zone blog, Buffalo News, 7/20/11If he had made the connection six years ago instead of abolishing the jobs of attendance officers would the district be in the crises it is in today? And still, Williams gets to retire next year with a package deal that includes NYS to pay 70% into his life-time health care benefits.