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 Dec. 7, 2018

Black Kids Don’t Need a Handout or a Shortcut, They Just Need Schools That Work

Outrage: Black Kids Are Dumb, Poor and Incapable of Success Do y’all remember the line from “The Color Purple,” “I’m poor, I’m Black…I may even…

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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

Why We Need to Stop Thinking About Students in Terms of Strengths and Weaknesses

My son is a freshman in high school and this felt like my first report card pick up all over again. While I have access…

By LeeAndra Khan

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

D.C.’s School Report Cards Set a New Standard for Community Engagement

As parents dropping our children off at school, many of us may wonder, will they have a good day? Will they do their best? Will…

By Mike Magee

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