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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.

Schools Chancellor Defends Mayor's Policy of Not Rushing to Close Struggling Schools — Nearly two years after Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña told the City Council Monday that she believes the administration is making progress turning around the city's most troubled schools. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

School Closures Under Bloomberg Benefited Students Well, Study Finds — There's new research suggesting one of the city's most controversial education policies may actually have produced real benefits for students. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. When former mayor Michael Bloomberg closed struggling schools, thousands protested.
Nov 19, 2015

RT @NY1: Study finds school closures under #Bloomberg benefited students well. More from @LindseyChrist-->…

Harvest Collegiate High School Part of Experiment in City School System — The city and teachers' union have come together to create a way for some traditional public schools to operate a bit more like charter schools. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Harvest Collegiate High School is part of an experiment in the city school system.

Brooklyn Public School Adds Hebrew to Language Program Offerings — As the city moves to rapidly expand the number of dual language programs in the public schools, students in Brooklyn now have the option of learning in Hebrew for the first time. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. At IS 228 in Gravesend, about two dozen sixth and seventh graders spend half the day learning in Hebrew.
Nov 06, 2015

"My dad is Israeli and my mom is Jamaican, so it was like a miracle for me." NYC's first dual language Hebrew class:…

Parents, Students Rally in Support of Band Leader Arrested for Allegedly Taping Child's Mouth Shut — Parents and students in Brooklyn rallied in support of a beloved school band leader who was arrested for taping a child's mouth shut. The parents and students say the criminal charges are ridiculous, and that he should be given his job back. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

For Bronx Students, A Garden is Their Classroom — In city neighborhoods with sky-high obesity rates, a national service program is helping schools build a new kind of classroom. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. At PS 109 in the South Bronx, students dig into their lessons.
Nov 05, 2015

A new branch of @americorps - called @FoodCorps - is helping staff NYC schools with nutritional experts.…

Some Manhattan Parents Upset With Plan That Could Force Their Kids to Switch Schools — Some Manhattan parents are weighing in on a controversial rezoning plan that could force their kids to switch schools. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. PS 199 is one of the city's higher-performing schools. It serves a student body that is almost all white and high-income.

City Council Discusses Bills That Would Require DOE to Track Whether Schools are Teaching Sex Ed — Sex education is a required class in city public schools, but City Council members are concerned that many students are not getting the instruction they need. Middle- and high-school students are supposed to be taught at schools about sex. The city has required sex education since 2011.

City Makes SAT Free for High School Juniors — The city announced Monday it will pay for every 11th grader to take the SAT, a plan NY1 first disclosed last spring. NY1 education reporter Lindsey Christ filed the following report. It is a rite of passage for many teenagers; wake up early on a Saturday, travel to an often-unfamiliar high school and pay $55 to take the nearly four-hour SAT.

Charter School Teachers Rally in Support of Their Schools — Thousands of charter school teachers gathered Wednesday afternoon to rally in support of their schools and put pressure on elected officials. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. A DJ flown in from LA to spin. Artisanal donuts from Brooklyn hotspot Dough. Goodie bags stuffed with free selfie sticks.
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Nov 21, 2015

Endometriosis coverage in @lennyletter = amazing. Just wish more on (devastating) infertility aspect. @lenadunham…

Nov 20, 2015

One of 7 schools that will be using admissions preference to increase diversity is The Children's School, where Mayor de Blasio's kids went.

Nov 20, 2015

Castle Bridge School will save 10% of seats for families impacted by incarceration, 60% of seats for students from low income families.

Nov 19, 2015

"Irrational gaming took hold — the R train was probably safer than the Nos. 2 and 3; it always seems less crowded."…

Nov 19, 2015

RT @leoniehaimson: My skeptical take @RANYCS report on Bloomberg's schl closure policy @LindseyChrist @bethfertig no mention discharges

Nov 19, 2015

RT @NY1: Study finds school closures under #Bloomberg benefited students well. More from @LindseyChrist-->…

Nov 18, 2015

RT @deborahblum: Honest to god: My white neighbor thought I was breaking into my own apartment. Nineteen cops showed up.

Nov 17, 2015

RT @NY1: ICYMI: Woman Donates Entire #WestVillage Toy Store to Children in Homeless Shelters-->……

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