Author Archives: ladyliberty1885

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.

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.

KEEP READING – SEE THE FOIA Continue reading

Posted in Academic Standards Review Commission, Common Core | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Common Core, Education, LadyLiberty1885, Testing, The Articles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What If They Threw A People’s Grand Jury And No One Came

Moral Monday threw a “people’s grand jury” yesterday.

So, this happened yesterday. Local media didn’t even cover it from what I can find. YAWN. #GoingOutLikeOccupy

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) March 3, 2015

Looks like no one came, not much in the way of local media. Well, maybe one media outlet outside of Moral Monday’s official Media — WRAL, who had a live stream of the charade: Continue reading

Posted in Moral Monday, Reverend Barber, Useful Idiot | Tagged , | 1 Comment

#DM7 Article: The Smarter Balanced Connections

This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy column: The Smarter Balanced Connection Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

About That ‘Twitter Debate Study’ WaPo And Twitchy Cite

Washington Post had an article this week about How Twitter is changing the national Common Core debate.

Michelle Malkin has been a monster on Twitter on Common Core, this is undeniable. The moms out there tweeting everyday should also be recognized for their tremendous effort and impact.

I just wanted to remind folks about who did this ‘study’, what was really the purpose and who was contacted. Also, who didn’t consent to participate and the unanswered question of who funded this study.

@michellemalkin Mr. Supovitz approached me on the ‘twitter project’. I didn’t consent & he didn’t answer my Q’s:

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) February 25, 2015 Continue reading

Posted in Common Core, LadyLiberty1885, Random Musings, Twitter | Tagged , , | Leave a comment