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, Civitas Institute and StopCommonCoreNC.org. Find her on Twitter: @LadyLiberty1885

Just How Much Money Did Shuttered NC Education Non-Profit Receive?

In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly established the Education and Workforce Innovation Act (EWIA) under House Bill 902 with the purpose of fostering, ” innovation in education that will lead to more students graduating career and college ready.”.

EWIA was included in the 2013 Appropriations Act under section § 115C‑64.11.

EWIA’s mandates included providing millions in grant money to school districts after they completed a lengthy set of application requirements. This program was to be administered by NC New Schools.

How much money did NC New Schools receive and where did it go? Continue reading

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Does Size Matter? Media in 2008 vs 2016.

New media outlets have been ramping up the idea that crowd sizes don’t matter.

In 2008 however, apparently they did matter. Continue reading

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#AmplifyChoice: A Look at Two Denver Charter Schools

During the annual Amplify Choice conference held in Denver this year, participants were given access to two charter schools in the Green Valley Ranch area; Strive Prep and DSST Public Schools.

Here is a look at both of them… KEEP READING. Continue reading

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