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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.

De Blasio Administration Considers Picking Up Cost of SATs for Students — It may soon get a lot easier, and a lot cheaper, for city students to take the SAT. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed an exclusive story. At DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, just a quarter of juniors and seniors took the SAT last year.

Rift Widens Over Whether Students Should Take Standardized Tests — Tuesday marked the start of high stakes standardized testing in city schools, and the divide continues to grow over whether students should have to take the tests at all. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. If you peered into classrooms at the Brooklyn New School Tuesday, you'd see students reading, writing poetry, solving math problems-everything except taking a test.

300 AmeriCorps Volunteers to Get Strategic Placement Throughout City Schools — Three-hundred new volunteers from the national AmeriCorps program are on their way to some city schools that desperately need them. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. The city's most struggling schools are about to get an infusion of bright-eyed, enthusiastic, do-gooders: 300 AmeriCorps volunteers-a small army that education officials hope will turbocharge their efforts to turn around poor performing schools.

Showcase Program Encourages Sharing Successful Teaching Practices Among Schools — It's one of the first lessons children learn in school: how to share. Now, Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants city schools to do a lot more sharing-with each other. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. P.S. 69 in Brooklyn is one of several public schools that's been hosting a lot of visitors this year.

South Bronx Middle-School Students Incorporate Software Engineering Into Curriculum — At a middle school in the South Bronx, the curriculum is reading, writing, arithmetic - and software engineering. It's part of a new Department of Education program to better prepare students for the jobs of the 21st century. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. In a South Bronx classroom, 11-year-olds are writing code.

Teachers' Unions Encourage Parents to Have Children Opt Out of State Tests — In less than two weeks, 410,000 city kids are expected to take out their number two pencils for the state standardized tests, but this year, some teachers may be encouraging their students to refuse to take the exams at all. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

Mayor's Son Attends Protest Against Actions of School Safety Officers — The mayor's son Dante made a surprise appearance at a student protest Friday involving the actions of the police. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Students held a protest Friday morning to criticize the actions of police and safety officers in their school.

Veterans of Segregation Era Share Their Stories in Honor of MLK Jr. — A group of young volunteers spent the morning remembering Dr. Martin Luther King alongside a group of elderly New Yorkers, who experienced segregation and the Civil Rights movement firsthand. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. Their stories began decades ago all across the country. On Martin Luther King Jr.

Award-Winning Marching Band Loses Practice Space — An award-winning marching band says it's being locked out of its longtime practice room in a public school-leaving students without a safe place to go in a high crime neighborhood. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report.

Schools Chancellor Shaking Up Power, Support Structure at DOE — The schools chancellor is shaking up the entire power and support structure at the Department of Education, dismantling the way schools were managed under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. The school district superintendent, a position that hasn't played that big a role in the city recently, is about to make a comeback.
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Apr 17, 2015

RT @carriemelago: Really nice @joejackson story about a program that connects students and NYPD school safety agents through music…

Apr 17, 2015

Wonder what your life would be like as a Richard Linklater movie? Easy. Just listen to this as you go about your biz…

Apr 17, 2015

RT @AP: BREAKING: Lawyer: Chicago Public Schools chief requests leave amid federal probe over no-bid contract.

Apr 17, 2015

“We have not found a single case of a school improving its achievement record in the absence of talented leadership.”…

Apr 17, 2015

Yesterday, as the 50th teenager interrupted my stand up, I got a bit frustrated. Kid advised I shake it off (4th pic)

Apr 17, 2015

RT @joelmsiegel: Scoop: De Blasio administration considering paying cost of SATs for all students, @LindseyChrist reports

Apr 16, 2015

@PSulliv @NY1TheCall not whole districts in the city yet. But outside of the city, yes!

Apr 16, 2015

This morning, outside DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, ran into officials from State Edu Department, arriving for a surprise check.

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