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Education Reporter — NY1
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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.

DOE: Staffing, Space Constraints Contribute to Lack of PE in City Schools — Department of Education officials admit city schools are falling short of state regulations when it comes to providing gym for students. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. Running, jumping, kicking are all.activities students aren't doing enough of in city public schools.

De Blasio, Bloomberg Make Joint Appearance at Cornell Tech Groundbreaking — In the 18 months since he took office, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his predecessor, Michael Bloomberg, have rarely shared the same stage. It took a groundbreaking for a new graduate school seen as crucial for the city's future to bring them together on Tuesday. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report.

Health Advocates Question Whether City Schools Following Mandate to Teach Sex Ed — Sex education is a required course for middle and high school students in the city, but it seems many schools have decided to skip the class. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. City students should be learning about the birds and the bees.

Beloved Organization That Delivers Food to Sick New Yorkers Gets New & Improved Location — NY1 VIDEO: An organization that began bringing meals to sick New Yorkers during the AIDS crisis finds its services more in demand than ever- and now, thanks to a major expansion, it can continue to deliver.

Tens of Thousands of City Families Receive Pre-K Assignments — The city has begun notifying tens of thousands of families where their 4-year-olds will attend pre-kindergarten classes this fall. While many are getting good news, thousands of families might not be thrilled. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report.

Harlem Students Cultivate Emotional Intelligence, Lead Each Other in Meditation — It's reading, writing and meditation at a Harlem elementary school, where students are very zen and-their teachers say-very focused. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. "Please close your eyes. Take a deep breath, in through your nose, out through your mouth. Again," one student says while others are calmly sitting at their desks with their eyes closed.

Mayor Reverses Course, Reinstates Summer Program Funding for Middle-School Students — Mayor Bill de Blasio's office has decided to provide funds for thousands of middle-school students to attend summer programs, programs that the mayor had planned to cut earlier this month. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Outside City Hall Thursday, more than 100 students, parents and City Council members rallied.

Program Aims to Prepare City Students for Real World Job Market — City high schools are turning to the business community for help teaching students some critical skills they aren't learning in the classroom. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. It's like speed dating-a few minutes of chit-chat before moving on to a new partner-but they aren't looking for love.

Former Superintendent of School District in Florida to Take Over State Department of Education — The Board of Regents has picked a controversial leader from Florida to take over the state Department of Education. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. With a unanimous vote, the state Board of Regents appointed MaryEllen Elia, a former superintendent of a sprawling Florida school district, to be New York's next education commissioner.

De Blasio Administration Quietly Cuts Tens of Thousands of Seats in Summer Programs — The de Blasio administration has quietly slashed tens of thousands of seats in summer programs, and many parents say the cuts came out of the blue. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. On the Upper West Side, 70 families have already enrolled in the summer program at the Joan of Arc Middle School campus.
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Jul 01, 2015

Afraid of "social promotion" - Bloomberg admin said all who failed state tests had to go to summer school. Now promotion rate is back up.

Jul 01, 2015

For the 2nd year, number of students required to go to summer school has dropped. Just 19,422 kids vrs 32,205 in last year under Bloomberg.

Jul 01, 2015

RT @WSJNY: Emergency alert was a rude awakening for some New Yorkers

Jul 01, 2015

RT @CTLizB: “Oy,” said Tisch, of @deBlasioNYC's remarks. “If I was unburdening, I’d generally do it to my mother" not a reporter.…

Jul 01, 2015

RT @yasmeenkhan: How an observant Muslim persuaded her parents to let her attend Princeton, with help from her HS principal… via @WNYC

Jun 30, 2015

RT @gracerauh: De Blasio drops a bomb on Cuomo before leaving town for vacation.…

Jun 30, 2015

Over the past 16 years, SUNY has gone from overseeing 0 charter schools to 147. Meanwhile its budget hasn't budged.…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @Gawker: Here’s the $79,000 FOIA bill from the city of Mckinney, Texas for emails about pool party cop Eric Casebolt:

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