ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has ordered a hearing to remove Carl Paladino from the Buffalo Board of Education.
The state education department made the announcement Tuesday.
The school board asking for Paladino to be removed stems from racist comments Paladino made in the publication Artvoice in December.
The hearing will be held at 9 a.m. June 22nd at the State Education Department building in Albany.
© 2017 WGRZ-TV