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Lindsey Christ

New York City
Education Reporter — NY1
As seen in: NY1

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.

Growing Vegetables Part of Curriculum at East Harlem School — At an East Harlem school, the curriculum includes reading, writing and growing vegetables. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. On a forlorn corner of East Harlem, there is a secret garden in an unlikely location: on the roof of a school.

More Food Being Served to City Students Coming from NY Farmers — More and more of what appears on city students' lunch trays is coming from New York farmers. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. It's a new, locally sourced hamburger earning rave reviews. But you don't need a reservation to try it. Just be a public school student. "It was really delicious.

Previewing Education Agenda for Re-Election Run, De Blasio Doesn't Focus on Charter Schools — Mayor Bill de Blasio offers a preview of the education agenda that he will run on in his next year's election. Notably, charter schools are not front and center in his vision. Education, right now, is a relatively safe topic for the mayor.

One in 13 City Students Homeless, Presenting Challenges to Public School System — With the number of homeless families surging to record numbers, the city is struggling to get thousands of children from the shelters to school every day, and a new report says many children are falling through the cracks. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

City Students Compete to Create Film About Dangers of Cyberbullying — Five teams of high school students from the city are competing in a nationwide competition to create a film about the dangers of cyberbulling. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Some high school students crammed into an apartment in Williamsburg Wednesday, shooting an eight-minute movie about cyberbulling.

Program to Allow Students to Get Internet in Homes if Parent Has Library Card — A new program will allow thousands of public school students to get an internet connection into their homes, as long as a parent has a library card, but the program won't come close to meet the demand for Wi-Fi service fior students in need.

Common Lends Star Power to Brooklyn Rally for Charter Schools — Thousands of parents, students and teachers rallied in Brooklyn for charter schools and pressured elected officials for support. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Wednesday morning in Prospect Park, the hip-hop artist Common rapped to 20,000 parents and children about education. "From schools to prison, y'all, they try to pipe us.

Mayor Says He's Making Progress on Plan to Have All Students Learn Computer Science — The mayor says he's making progress on his pledge to have all city students learning computer science within the next decade, thanks, in part, to donations from the city's growing tech sector. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.

Trailers Destined for the Dumpster Repurposed as Pre-K Classrooms in Queens — Mayor Bill de Blasio has said he is going to get rid of all of the classroom trailers across the city, but some of the trailers are being repurposed for pre-k classes. Our education reporter, Lindsey Christ, has more. Six weeks ago, this was an empty lot in Long Island City.

NYPD Says Major Crime in City Schools Has Dropped 35 Percent in Five Years — Officials are saying city schools are the safest they've been since record-keeping began 18 years ago, but the number of weapons confiscated from students is surging. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. The Police Department says major crime in city schools has dropped 35 percent in five years, making classrooms, cafeterias and gyms safer.
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Oct 19, 2016

A row of 17-year-old girls at @NYCMayor's debate watching party turned to one another, cringing at Trump's abortion language.

Oct 19, 2016

Mayor de Blasio prepares to watch the debate in Gracie Mansion.. while the previous occupant (i.e. Giuliani) looms on TV in the background.

Oct 14, 2016

RT @bethfertig: A reporter exposed bad behavior at a prestigious public school and gets bullied in return, sign of the times?

Sep 30, 2016

RT @joelmsiegel: This is a great TV piece: The full story of Trump Tower. I'm a NYer and I didn't know it all:  via…

Sep 26, 2016

RT @NY1: A Fish Tale: artist pulls elaborate hoax with tribute to SI Ferry eaten by giant squid, and people bought it:

Sep 23, 2016

RT @NYDNBenChapman: Bronx teacher arrested for stomping, robbing student who owed him $4k for drugs: cops  via @Tomtracyv

Sep 23, 2016

RT @GeoffRBennett: WATCH: We take you on a tour of @NMAAHC - D.C.'s new African American History Musem - ahead of its grand opening to…

Sep 23, 2016

RT @lisafleisher: It's really hard to come back from the dead, as @georgikantchev shows in this masterpiece: 

Sep 23, 2016

After the "discolored" pizza story last week, a much more positive update on @NYCSchools SchoolFood: local beef. 

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