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Education Reporter — ABC New York
As seen in:  ABC New York, ABC 7 Chicago

I am the education reporter for Eyewitness News on Channel 7 WABC-TV in New York City. I welcome covering the beat.

New York City finds space for 3 charter schools in closed schools — NEW YORK (WABC) -- There is a new home for three charter schools in New York City that were recently denied space in public schools. Mayor de Blasio's office helped come up with a compromise over the weekend.

4 charged in parachute jump from World Trade Center, new video — NEW YORK (WABC) -- There's video apparently from the three daredevils accused of parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower last fall. They and an alleged accomplice turned themselves in Monday to face criminal charges. The dramatic video of the B.A.S.E. jumps appeared on YouTube Monday night and appears to show the jump last September.

Disney star Laura Marano delivers free books — Disney Channel's Laura Marano paid a special visit to Manhattan's PS 124 to deliver free books and read to students.
Jun 01, 2014

@rosannascotto Thanks Rosanna! I remember how your smile always brightened us up at WABC.

May 27, 2014

RT @RobPowers7: Straight ahead @ABC7NY Eyewitness News at 6:00... @laurabehnke7 joins us LIVE from Montreal with a #NYRvsMTL preview!

May 22, 2014

RT @MikeBloomberg: We created the #GenesisGeneration competition for young people with powerful ideas to address the world's challenges

May 21, 2014

An incredibly gratifying send-off today from my friends at WABC-TV, in observance of my retirement. Thanks guys!

May 18, 2014

RT @SarahWallaceTV: Lots of response to my question: should schools be able to do random breathalyzers @#prom? My son's did. I say great.

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