Corinne Lestch

Corinne Lestch

Education staff reporter - FedScoop, StateScoop and (now in development) EdScoop.

Corinne Lestch is a staff reporter covering education for FedScoop, StateScoop and (now in development) EdScoop.

Corinne was previously a staff reporter at the New York Daily News, covering a variety of beats, including crime, City Hall and education, since 2010. She also reported on national stories like the Newtown shooting and Hurricane Sandy, contributing to team coverage that won the paper a National Headliner Award.

She reported regularly on the nation's largest school system, winning a Front Page Award for a series on abuse and disciplinary issues at a Harlem elementary school from the Newswomen's Club of New York.

Corinne is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Acquisition

Education Department launches virtual reality challenge

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

The Department of Education is looking at new ways to deliver educational content to students to prepare them for 21st century skills and careers.

Defense

Marine Corps aims to introduce Wi-Fi policy, IT official says

by Corinne Lestch • 1 year ago

Jeff Castro, IT portfolio manager for the U.S. Marine Corps, spoke at Brocade's Federal Forum along with Selina Lo of Ruckus Wireless.

Tech

The next big thing in agriculture? Drones on farms

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

Michael Valivullah, CTO at the statistics arm of USDA, explained how farmers will be able to collect information using drones in the near future.

Tech

Education Department CIO rushed to hospital after House questioning

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

Chief Information Officer Danny Harris was transported to George Washington University Hospital Tuesday after a four-hour-long hearing that probed his misconduct.

Tech

Education Department CIO under fire for improper business dealings

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

CIO Danny Harris will be in the hot seat Tuesday during a House oversight committee hearing for outside business conduct in office.

Tech

Obama unveils computer science education initiative to reach more students

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

The president announced during his weekly radio address that he will request $4 billion for states and $100 million for districts to offer more computer science classes and training for teachers.