Author Archives: A.P. Dillon

About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_

Iredell High School teacher charged with taking Indecent Liberties

An Iredell high school teacher has been arrested on charges involving a student and lewd text messages. Continue reading

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BLM co-founder edited out of WCPSS’ Office of Equity Affairs BLM themed site, but…

Wake County Public Schools’ Office of Equity Affairs did some ‘Black Lives Matter’ website editing recently but did it make a difference? Continue reading

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Parent sues Iredell-Statesville schools over special needs son’s alleged assault by teacher

A mother of a special needs child is suing the Iredell-Statesville Schools district over an alleged assault on her child by a teacher that occurred in 2019. Continue reading

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Chapel Hill Middle School charged with forcible sex offense

In November, a Chapel Hill middle school teacher was arrested on sexual-related charges that do not involve a student or school staff member. Continue reading

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NCAE strangely silent on teacher turnover report

The draft of the 2019-2020 teacher attrition report, also known as the teacher turnover report, shows the state has continued to lower its rate.  The N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) and their allies like Progress NC who had made the turnover report the crux of teacher pay debates in the past have been strangely silent about the latest report. Continue reading

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Alexander County Public School custodian used camera to peep in school staff bathroom

A custodian in the Alexendar County public school system was arrested in connection with placing a camera in the staff bathroom at Wittenburg Elementary School. Continue reading

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Durham teacher union pushing for $15 minimum wage for all educational staff

The Durham Association of Educators (DAE) is pushing for a $15 minimum wage for all Durham County Public School staff.  Continue reading

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