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Education Reporter @NY1. I have ideas about dinner, my nose in a book, more sisters than you. When I'm serious, I'm very, very serious. But often, I'm not.

ACS Offers Free Back-to-School Haircuts to Harlem Kids — An office of the city's child welfare agency became a pop-up barbershop Wednesday, providing back-to-school haircuts. It's part of an effort to help kids freshen up before classes begin-and to help the agency improve its image. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ explains. It's a back to school special: a free haircut.

East Harlem Students Beautify Street Ahead of Pope's Visit — Catholic school students in East Harlem spent several hours getting their hands dirty in honor of the Pope's visit this month. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. A sidewalk along a stretch of East 110th street got a make-over Tuesday, thanks to a troop of eager eight and nine-year-olds.

Transcript Blunder Leaves Queens High School Grads Unable to Start College — A paperwork mix-up has left graduates of a city high school unable to start college, and their parents say nobody at the school has been willing to help. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ has the story. Nearly 2,000 freshmen have moved into their dorms and completed orientation at SUNY Buffalo State.

Parents and Teachers Face Off Over Tenure in Staten Island Courtroom — Lawyers for the State of New York, the teachers union and a group of parents were back in court Tuesday for a State Supreme Court case that could abolish teacher tenure. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ has more. It's a court case with a lot at stake: job protections for 250,000 teachers and school administrators across New York State.

City Uses Food Trucks to Keep Kids Fed During the Summer — With schools closed for the summer, the city's Office of School Food is finding creative ways to try to reach the hundreds of thousands of kids who rely on free meals. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ explains. You can find almost any kind of food served by truck these days, but you usually have to pay for it.
Aug 25, 2015

"That's how the Department of Education got into the food truck game..."…

Summer Camp Lets Homeless Kids Be Kids — There are 23,000 city children living in homeless shelters, but this summer, a few hundred of them had the chance to sleep in cabins at summer camp instead. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ has the story. Learning to swim in a clear lake.
Aug 24, 2015

A sleepaway camp for city kids who live in homeless shelters. "Yesterday was my first s'more."…

Career and Technical Educational Programs Change the Face of Vocational Ed — As the Department of Education works to remake vocational education, summer internships are seen as a key opportunity for young workers to get on-the-job experience. NY1 reporter Lindsey Christ explains. Don't call it vocational school-now it's Career and Technical Education, or CTE, which officials have spent years trying to develop into a pathway to prestigious, high paying jobs.

Working Parents Scramble to Arrange Child Care in Gap Between End of Summer Camp, Start of School Year — Working parents across the city are scrambling more than usual to arrange child care this year in that gap between the end of summer camp and the start of the school year. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. It's the last days for perfecting swimming strokes, playing indoor hockey, building robots and leaning dance moves.

State Standardized Test Scores Show Achievement Gap Between Different Races Getting Wider — A troubling finding in those state standardized test scores are out this week. They show that the achievement gap between students of different races is only getting wider. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Running for mayor, Bill de Blasio described New York as a Tale of Two Cities, a cauldron of inequality.
Aug 14, 2015

RT @NY1: The latest state test scores show that the achievement gap between students of different races is getting wider:…

Aug 16, 2015

RT @Fam4ExcSchools: Test results reveal heartbreaking fact: inequality in our schools has deepened.

City High School Students Team With Columbia University Researchers to Improve Environment Along Hudson River — NY1 VIDEO: Some city high school students are attending a different kind of summer schoool. They're teaming with Columbia University researchers to improve the environment along the Hudson River. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.
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Sep 02, 2015

The speed limit on this road (in the northeastern corner of Wyoming) is 80 MPH. And the next exit is for Crazy Woman Creek Road.

Sep 02, 2015

@CharmianAgain @joelmsiegel @ACSNYC this one was Chris Collins from VIP Style Barber Shop in the Bronx. There were 7/8 barbers there though!

Sep 02, 2015

A boy (age "five almost six!") gets a free back to school haircut by a volunteer barber at an @ACSNYC office.

Sep 01, 2015

@nyc311 thanks. The operator eventually looked up ACC and realized she should connect me. Ultimately called 911 though. Will DM details.

Sep 01, 2015

.@nyc311 says city doesn't have anyone to help w large, stray (growling) dogs. Me: "Animal Care & Control?" Operator: "They don't do that."

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