Marisa Grimes Galiber

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Parent

Westchester County, New York

Marisa Grimes Galiber is a public relations executive and mother of two boys, ages 6 and 3. She has resided in Westchester County, New York for nearly 15 years, where she is learning to navigate the education system to ensure her sons and all children receive the quality education they deserve.

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Posted Dec. 9, 2015

Why Families of Color Leave ‘Great’ Suburban Schools

I was at a housewarming party recently with the parents of many of my sons’ current and former classmates. As…

By Marisa Grimes Galiber

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Posted Nov. 19, 2015

Our Kids Are Drowning in Homework, But Still Not Learning

It was only a couple of weeks into the school year when I found myself venting to family and friends…

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

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Have you ever been so hungry that it caused you physical pain? I’m not talking the kind of hunger that sneaks up when you’ve realized…

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Posted Nov. 10, 2017

Could This Teacher and Leadership Program Be Part of the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Chicago Schools?

In most urban school districts, “turnaround” is a dirty word. Turnaround schools are first identified as failing and left to languish for some time in…

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

I Didn’t Want My Students to Have to Choose Between Hunger and Making Friends

I have a weakness. I’m not good at saying no. Last summer, I was invited to attend a focus group on school breakfast at the…

By Angela Homan

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