Category Archives: The Articles

My Articles and General Writing

NC Governor Finally Makes Academic Review Board Pick – #StopCommonCore

Well, weeks after the first meeting was supposed to have taken place per SB 812, Governor McCrory has finally made his pick. I’ll have a full run-down tomorrow morning on this, but in the meantime here’s the press release: Continue reading

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Another Day, Another N&O Shill Piece

Another Day, Another N&O Shill Piece. You can set your watch by it.

Wow, Shill much? MT @newsobserver Editorial: Tillis is wrong and vague about NC’s minimum wage- http://t.co/dBLfy28IJC #NCpol #RaiseTheWage

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) September 16, 2014

Love that hashtag – #RaiseTheWage. All the cool union front groups fomenting ire and leading strikes in order to pad their waning member ranks are using it.

Did someone say Union?

Hagan gets warm welcome at Raleigh labor event http://t.co/9KtSIpK9Ws #ncpol #ncsen — Moral Mondays (@MoralMondays) September 16, 2014

Here comes the New media to clear up some of that bias…

KEEP READING — Especially If you live in reality and can do Math. Continue reading

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#CommonCore: You Know You’re Winning When Opposition Asks How You’re Doing It

Apparently, I’m an influential Common Core tweeter. See below.

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Jon Supovitz
Date: Sun, Sep 14, 2014 at 7:53 PM
Subject: Request for Interview about #commoncore on twitter
To: TheLL1885@gmail.com

Hi LL,

I am an education researcher who is studying the politics of the common core on twitter and see you are a very influential tweeter on the topic!

KEEP READING… HILARITY ENSUES. Continue reading

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Six One Seven Scrubs All Accounts Of ‘Grandpa’ Common Core Video

“This video is no longer available because the uploader has closed their YouTube account.”

Well, that was fast.

Missouri Education Watchdog reported that the ‘media’ group, Six One Seven, scrubbed all of their social media accounts and their website of their Common Core video which portrayed an elderly vet in a disgustingly demeaning manner in a vain attempt to boost the image of the standards.

TOO LATE. “Pop-Pop” is immortalized now. Screenshots are forever.

KEEP READING… There’s more. Continue reading

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#NCSPIN On Test Scores And ‘Lowering The Bar’ (Video)

Episode #828 of NCSPIN covered the recent release of test scores in North Carolina. The host, Tom Campbell, opens up this portion of the show with a statement of ‘at first glance it looks like our schools made great gains’. The raised passing rate is quoted and then it’s mentioned that the scoring system was changed which made it easier to pass the tests and making it nearly impossible to compare this year to any past year’s scores.

Related: NC EOC’s Show Less Than 1% Improvement

My commentary on this clip is below the video. Continue reading

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