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About ladyliberty1885

A.P. Dillon resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina and is the founder of LadyLiberty1885.com. Her current and past writing can also be found at Da Tech Guy Blog, StopCommonCoreNC.org, WatchdogWireNC and WizBang. Her current writing project is a children’s book series.

#DM7 Article: What does your higher education dollar buy these days?

This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy Column: What does your higher education dollar buy these days? Continue reading

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#NCGA Bill Would Change Legislator Terms, Elections

A bill filed on March 11th would alter the length of a term for legislators and includes language to change upcoming elections.

SB 271 (Four-Year Term for GA/Limit Consecutive Terms) opening language reads:

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The Common Core Weekend Reads – 3-29-15

These are the Common Core Weekend Reads for March 29, 2015.

This is a review of the past week of news on Common Core nationwide and in North Carolina.

Articles are organized by category.

Prior Edition of Weekend Reads: 3-22-15

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GUEST POST: Phoolish Pharma Phunded Phaux Health Crisis Leads to Phascism

From the LL1885 Mailbag…

A reader wished to submit the following column regarding Sen. Tarte’s controversial vaccination bill (SB346) as a guest post and as an open letter to North Carolina parents.

Phoolish Pharma Phunded Phaux Health Crisis Leads to Phascism

KEEP READING.. GRAB YOUR COFFEE, THIS IS A LONG BUT WORTH IT LETTER…. Continue reading

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How Does Rep. Craig Horn Define Proficiency and Rigor?

How does Rep. Craig Horn define ‘proficiency and rigor’?

According to Horn’s press release yesterday, the definition is tied to how well our state scored on a flawed system (NAEP) that is not benchmarked to international standards and to a manipulated grading system which is being manipulated even further with two separate NCGA bills.

KEEP READING…. IT’S WORSE THAN YOU THINK. Continue reading

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