Skip to main content


August 17, 2017
For More Information Contact:

JP O'Hare

(518) 474-1201



Commissioner Elia Issues Decision Removing Carl Paladino From The Buffalo City School District Board Of Education

State Education Department Commissioner MaryEllen Elia today sustained the Buffalo City School District Board of Education’s application to remove Carl Paladino as a member of the board. The full decision is available here.

Pursuant to Education Law §2103(2), an individual removed from a “school district office shall be ineligible to appointment or election to any district office for a period of one year from the date of such removal.”

The Commissioner denied the three remaining applications on procedural grounds. To view those decisions, click the links below: 

Radford, et al. v. Board of Education, et al.
Montante, et al. v. Paladino
Buffalo Parent Teacher Organization (“BPTO”), et al. v. Paladino