Mike Barnard

Guest Blogger

Parent

Washington County, Maryland

Mike Barnard is a father who blogs at OneMoreDadBlog. He lives with his wife and three children in Washington County, Maryland.

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Posted Apr. 16, 2015

Parents Need to Demonstrate How Much They Value Education

Education is something that we value in our house. We want our kids to take their education seriously, we want…

By Mike Barnard

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Posted Feb. 25, 2015

A Dad Makes the Case for Common Core

I work in education so I hear a lot about Common Core. I currently work with the registrar, and while…

By Mike Barnard

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Posted July 2, 2020

We Don’t Recognize America’s Independence Day Over Here in Wakanda

“Independence Day” is upon us. But Black fam’, before we get geeked to partake in such traditions as backyard barbecues and celebratory fireworks commemorating a…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted July 2, 2020

Seriously, Betsy? The Civil Rights Act

On Friday U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a statement celebrating the 56th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, passed in 1957 by a Republican-controlled…

By Laura Waters

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Posted June 29, 2020

If You Really Want to Make a Difference in Black Lives, Change How You Teach White Kids

The latest episodes of police murdering Black people have my chest burning like a building set ablaze. My heart is hot, my stomach churns. My…

By Nahliah Webber

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