(WGRZ) A new report from a conservative non-profit says Buffalo spent nearly $3 million last fiscal year on cosmetic procedures for district employees who receive the free coverage.
The so-called cosmetic rider has drawn national media attention in the past.
The Education Action Group (EAG) started investigating the Buffalo School District earlier this year and filed a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request to the district. It showed Buffalo "spent $2,728,201 on cosmetic procedures for members of the Buffalo Teachers Federation for the period of June 2011-July 2012."\