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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.

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.

Mayor, Schools Chancellor Push Their Education Agenda on First Day of School — It was the first day of school Thursday for the city's 1.1 million public school students. The mayor and schools chancellor used the occasion to push their sweeping education agenda. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. Students - some striding, some skipping, some slogging - made their way to public school Thursday morning.

As Standardized Testing Begins, Parents and Teachers' Unions Urge Students to Opt Out — State standardized tests begin tomorrow for students in third through eighth grades - but after 200,000 students opted out of the exams last year, the debate is raging over the value of the tests - and whether students should take them at all. It was a massive protest - that led to real change.

More than 1,000 Pre-K Teachers Train on How Children Learn Through the Arts — With universal pre-k now in its first full year of operation, the de Blasio administration is focusing on training the thousands of new teachers hired to make the program work. Our education reporter, Lindsey Christ, has the story. Over the past two weeks, 160 grown-ups have attempted to get off the reading rug and move their bodies like 4-year-olds.

De Blasio Administration Numbers: City Public Schools Suspending Fewer Students — Amid debates about school safety, the de Blasio administration has released new numbers that the city's public schools are suspending dramatically fewer students. NY1's education reporter, Lindsey Christ, has the story. Student suspensions were down 32 percent this past summer and fall compared to the same period a year earlier.

State Board of Regents Elects Bronx Educator as New Chancellor — A Bronx educator critical of standardized testing has been elected to lead the State Board of Regents, marking a major shift for the powerful policy-making board. NY1's Education Reporter Lindsey Christ explains. Monday morning, the 17-member Board of Regents, elected a new leader, signaling the official start of a new era for state education policy.
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Sep 23, 2016

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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. 

Sep 12, 2016

RT @the_zim: 'Limited Access Letters' Used Unfairly to Ban Parents From Schools: Critics 

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RT @bethanybump: Regent Johnson raises a recurring issue: How can we call anything a gain when the testing conditions changed from 2015 to…

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