Author Archives: A.P. Dillon

About A.P. Dillon

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 IJ review, Da Tech Guy Blog, Heartland Institute and StopCommonCoreNC.org. Her current writing project is a children’s book series.

Heartland Article: Common Core TextBook Publisher – It’s all about the money

My latest article at Heartland School News is now available:

Textbook Vendor: Common Core Standards ‘All About the Money’
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2016 Runny “Eggs and Issues” Forum [VIDEO]

Last month, the NC Big Ed Complex’s NC Public School Forum held their “Eggs and Issues” Forum. I translated their “wish list” back in January, but now the video is out.

Last year, it was pushing more Common Core and they did more of that this year. Of significance this year, expect everything to track back to “race” via “Disparate impact”.

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Lt. Governor Forest: Charter School Myths vs Facts [VIDEO] – #NCed

Another great video from Lt. Governor Dan Forest!

This one is on charter schools. I’m very glad he did this one, and he rightly addresses the assault on charter schools as coming from those defending the status quo.

I’ve said this same thing many times. There is some valid criticism of charter schools, however the majority of the push back comes in the form of protectionist rhetoric.

Such rhetoric’s ultimate landing point is that of impugning parents who are unsatisfied with their public school and want to choose for the best educational fit for their child.

WATCH:

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