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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.

City Elementary School Principal Commits Suicide at Onset of Cheating Probe — A popular elementary school principal committed suicide after being accused of tampering with students' answers on high stakes standardized tests. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. An internal Department of Education investigation found the principal of a Harlem elementary school cheated on state standardized tests last April by forging students' answers-but investigators never had the chance to interview the subject of the probe.

Students Grow, Explore Foods for Group Meals as Part of Trial Pre-K Curriculum — Reading, writing, counting and eating-the schools chancellor is telling city pre-k programs to make family-style meals part of the curriculum. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. Twice a day, every school day, four-year-olds sit down to eat with their teachers at Brooklyn Child Care in Fort Hamilton.

Mayor Could Lose Control of Six City Schools in One Year — The state says six city schools could be taken over by outside organizations if the mayor does not make major improvements in a year. For 55 other schools, the city has two years to turn them around or lose control. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report.

City's First Lady Promotes 'Talk to Your Baby' — The city's first lady, Chirlane McCray, fanned out across the city Wednesday to try to get more parents to read, sing and talk to their babies. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report. The city's first lady began the day in Brooklyn. "Everything you do with your baby helps him or her grow," she said to a crowd.

State Education Department to Sever Ties with Company That Produced Statewide Tests — The State Education Department has decided to sever its ties with the company that's produced the high-stakes, and controversial, statewide English and math tests. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Publishing giant Pearson has failed the test.

Schools Chancellor Confirms Grade-Fixing Scandal at John Dewey High School, Moves to Fire Principal — The schools chancellor has confirmed a massive grade-fixing scandal at John Dewey High School and has moved to fire the veteran principal for allowing dozens of students to earn credit for courses they never took. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

Schools Chancellor Touts Quality in New Borough Support Centers — Students may be on summer vacation but the city's Department of Education is busy scrapping one of former mayor Michael Bloomberg's major reforms.

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.
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Jul 30, 2015

RT @JCarnig: So this gets me thinking... #NYC to Probe 39 #Brooklyn Yeshivas via Jewish Week

Jul 29, 2015

@elizashapiro I just finished! And it ends on a major cliffhanger. What should I read in August??

Jul 29, 2015

If you're looking for a beach read.. But don't read too quickly - 4th doesn't come out for a month. #neapolitannovels

Jul 28, 2015

Filling in for @RogerClark41 - morning feature on Alvin Ailey Camp (in building where I taught summer school in 07).

Jul 27, 2015

DOE investigation into Harlem principal who then committed suicide says she "forged multiple answers on multiple students' answer sheets."

Jul 24, 2015

Another PS 22 Chorus emotional tribute for your Friday afternoon.…

Jul 23, 2015

RT @AbigailKramer11: NYC high schools tell kids to dream but fail to give tools for success. See new report from @CenterNYC @Insideschools

Jul 22, 2015

RT @ZackFinkNews: Wage board votes unanimously for $15 wage for fast food workers by 2018 in NYC, by 2021 everywhere else in NYS

Jul 21, 2015

Recommended listening: suspenseful story of @Abdi_Iftin - a Somali refugee chasing a chance to become an American.…

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