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Education Reporter — NY1
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Education Reporter @NY1. I have thoughts about dinner, my nose in a book, more sisters than you. When I'm serious, it's so serious. But often, I'm not.

State Education Commissioner Defends His Record

brooklyn.ny1.com — State Education Commissioner John King has been under fire this year, with parents and educators angry over how the state rolled out new learning standards, standardized tests and teacher evaluations, but now, for the first time, King is addressing the issues head on, and he says he's not going anywhere.

Company Hired to Research City's Pre-K Program Recently Settled Discrimination Case

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Company Hired to Research City's Pre-K Program Recently Settled Discrimination Case Play now NY1 has learned that the company the city hired to research Mayor Bill de Blasio's universal pre-kindergarten program recently settled a case in which it was accused of discrimination.

Community Schools at Center of Mayor's Education Agenda

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Community Schools at Center of Mayor's Education Agenda Play now For the past few years, the city's teachers union has been quietly lobbying for schools to be transformed into community centers, with social services alongside academics, and now, that's the plan at the center of Mayor Bill de Blasio's education agenda.

Following Pre-K Enrollment Success, de Blasio Administration Mum on Costs

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Following Pre-K Enrollment Success, de Blasio Administration Mum on Costs Play now While the mayor successfully has enrolled just as many pre-kindergartners as he said he would, his staff is not open to discussing how much more the program might cost the city than originally planned.

Mayor Announces Pre-K Enrollment Success

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Mayor Announces Pre-K Enrollment Success Play now The mayor did have some good news to announce today. He says the city has not only reached, but surpassed its enrollment goal for universal pre-kindergarten this year. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed this report.

Education Officials Tout New Plan for English Learners, Ignore Past

ny1.com — While more than 40 percent of city students were born in another country, for years, the city has failed to properly educate many, if not most of the students still learning English. Now, officials say the city and state have agreed to a new corrective action plan.

State To City: Add More Bilingual Ed Programs

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: State To City: Add More Bilingual Ed Programs Play now City and state education officials announced Wednesday an agreement that would require the city to open 125 new bilingual education programs in the next three years without any extra state funding.

Medical Professionals Discuss Ebola Response at Columbia Symposium

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Medical Professionals Discuss Ebola Response at Columbia Symposium Play now As the city, state and country develop their response to Ebola, doctors and scientists at Columbia University discussed the medical community's approach to the global epidemic. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

Storm King Mountain Peaks Art Lovers' Interests

ny1.com — NY1 combs the five boroughs, the Hudson Valley and Long Island for interesting outdoor activities and places to see. By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: Storm King Mountain Peaks Art Lovers' Interests Play now At Storm King Mountain there's a world-renowned art center and a state park with some of the best views in the Lower Hudson Valley and it's possible to enjoy both, all in one day.

City's Most Powerful Taxicab Owner Denies Accusations That He Hasn't Paid Some Drivers for Weeks

ny1.com — By: Lindsey Christ Text size: + - TWC News: City's Most Powerful Taxicab Owner Denies Accusations That He Hasn't Paid Some Drivers for Weeks Play now Drivers have accused the city's most powerful taxicab owner of not paying them for several weeks, charges he denies. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.
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Dec 20, 2014

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Dec 20, 2014

@GDeckernews @NYDNBenChapman @bethfertig I try to always sleep in a classic math equation/political football tshirt.

Dec 19, 2014

You probably already know @CityHarvest is amazing. Wonder exactly how it all works? Wonderful video: ny1.com/content/news/h… #HowNYCWorks

Dec 18, 2014

@DevonPuglia the official state figures for the city (June grads)

Dec 18, 2014

(Students who graduated this year spent almost their entire education in a Bloomberg-run school system.)

Dec 18, 2014

City's graduation rate is at an historic high - 64.2%. Here's how it's changed, since state first calculated in 2005. pic.twitter.com/wHiAxybToQ

Dec 18, 2014

RT @educationweek: N.Y.'s decision not to close an ed. school despite a searing accreditation review has left unanswered questions: edweek.org/ew/articles/20…

Dec 18, 2014

Love this list. (I'd probably say: thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives…) RT @WNYC: Our 21 favorite podcast episodes of 2014: bit.ly/1wlvemw

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