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 May 17, 2017

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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