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 Jan. 20, 2021

Amanda Gorman Is Climbing That Hill. Now if Only The Rest of Us Would Join Her.

Today at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman stole the show. Lady Gaga? J-Lo? Garth Brooks? No contest. This 22-year-old…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Jan. 20, 2021

I Don’t Know if Biden Can Heal This Nation, But a House Divided Cannot Stand

November 2016, I walked into my school building to students blocking their peers from coming through my classroom door. They said, “We’re building a wall,…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Jan. 13, 2021

As Grown-Ups Argue Over Reopening Schools, Chicago’s Kids Lose

Chicago Public Schools students are back in school.  Well, some of them are. It’s complicated, and getting messier by the minute.  WBEZ Chicago has more…

By Rob Samuelson

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