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About ladyliberty1885

A.P. Dillon resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina and is the founder of Her current and past writing can also be found at Da Tech Guy Blog,, WatchdogWireNC and WizBang. Her current writing project is a children’s book series.

Wake Dems Respond To Barefoot Commissioner Bill: “Un-American”

The Wake Dems are saying it is “Un-American” to make sure a county as large and continually growing as Wake County has adequate representation on the board who holds the purse strings. Is that right, Wake Dems? Increasing representation is “Un-American” Continue reading

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An Unsolicited “Common Core” Email From DPI

Somewhere along the line in the last month, I apparently struck a nerve.

An unsolicited email titled, “Common Core” was sent to me by the Assistant to the NC State Superintendent.

Uh oh. I must be “bearing false witness” again. Funny stuff coming from the CCSSO President.


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Sen. Barefoot Introduces Bill to increase “Geographic Diversity” on Wake Board of Commissioners

Yesterday, Senator Chad Barefoot introduced SB 181 – Wake County Commissioner Districts. The point of the bill apparently is to address the large population growth in Wake County by updating representation on the Wake Commissioners Board. Continue reading

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Where ASRC Member Ann Clark Was During The January Meeting

During the January meeting of the Common Core Academic Standards Review Commission (ASRC), member Ann Clark dialed in to attend.

Ms. Clark announced she was joining the ASRC via telephone because she was out of the state… at a “national convening” on Common Core.

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Pearson Is Everywhere: PISA 2018

Welcome back to Pearson Is Everywhere! Last time we looked at how excited Pearson was about President Obama’s “free community college proposal. Today, we look at something I missed from December 2014. We’ll look at how Pearson is going to develop the PISA … Continue reading

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