The Buffalo News supports the education of Western New York's youth and looks to create programs that inspire creativity and life-long love of learning.

The Buffalo NewsRoom

The Buffalo NewsRoom at Canalside is a public space located in the courtyard right across from The Buffalo News building on Washington Street.   In partnership with Canalside, the Buffalo NewsRoom offers a tranquil spot for downtown professionals, students, families and visitors to enjoy the space for a break in the day, to read a book or newspaper, engage

News in Education

The Buffalo News invests in the future by developing and supporting programs for teachers, parents and children that positively impact student achievement, one of which is Newspapers in Education. NiE goes beyond regular classroom use of the newspaper through the usage of New York State Standards-based curriculum and other educational initiatives that incorporate current events in the syllabus. Statistics

Editorial Cartoon Contest

Dear Students, Teachers and Parents: The Buffalo News 22nd Annual Editorial Cartoon Contest is now in session and open to all students in grades five through twelve. Editorial cartoons use symbols, metaphors, and caricatures to explain complicated political, social, cultural, religious, and economic subjects – often with a humorous or emotional image. The cartoonist uses this message to try

Spelling Bee

Since 1927, The Buffalo News, in cooperation with area schools, has sponsored the spelling bee for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Erie, Allegany (with the exception of the Alfred-Almond Central School District), Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties. In order to participate, you must register online at Scripps National Bee – Scripps National requires