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City school leader outlines challenges ahead

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Buffalo Schools Superintendent James Williams

By Bert Gambini

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Buffalo, NY – WBFO's Bert Gambini sat down in our studio with Buffalo Schools Superintendent James Williams for a conversation about the city school district.

Williams said the Buffalo District is faced with many challenges, including management of its multi-million dollar budget shortfall.

Williams was under fire a couple of weeks ago for saying he would leave his post if the Governor imposed a salary cap on superintendents pay. Later Williams retracted that statement. Williams contract runs through 2014.

You can click the above audio to listen to Bert's conversation with Williams.