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_

Craven County Public Schools teacher extradited to Virginia on forcible sodomy charge

A former Craven County Public Schools teacher has been extradited to face a charge of forcible sodomy in York County, Virginia. Continue reading

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NCAE regional representative boasts about sending “White Fragility” book to State Supt.

A regional representative of the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE) boasted in a tweet about sending a book called “White Fragility” to outgoing Supt. Mark Johnson. Continue reading

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Supt. Candidate forum highlights divide between support for systems versus students

Through the questions asked, a stark difference between the two candidates became clear: Mangrum, backed by the N.C. Association of Educators (NCAE), supports systems and the status quo, whereas Truitt consistently seemed back whatever choice best fit students. Continue reading

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Orange County Schools “Equity” resolution includes Black Lives Matter

The Orange County Public Schools Board of Education recently passed a resolution that includes “next steps” towards “equity in education” for the district. That resolution includes phrasing about the Black Lives Matter movement. Continue reading

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NCAE President promotes “Pledge to Participate” in Black Lives Matter at School “Year of Purpose”

The president of the N.C. Association of Educators is actively promoting a petition where teachers must pledge to participate in social justice and political activism in the classroom through “Black Lives Matter at School’s Year of Purpose” activities. Continue reading

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Records request reveals ‘Whiteness in Ed Spaces,” “Affinity groups” at WCPSS EdCamp Equity

A recently returned records request for materials from an “EdCamp Equity” event held at a  Wake County Public Schools middle school earlier this year reveals discussion sessions on “whiteness in Ed spaces,” “microaggressions at work,” and forming “Affinity Groups.” Continue reading

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Orange Public Schools Equity Dept. email details segregated “Affinity Spaces”

According to an email from the Orange County Public Schools Equity Dept., the district is planning to set up racially segregated safe spaces called “Affinity Spaces.” Continue reading

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