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_

Former Randolph County Teacher charged with rape

A former Randolph County teacher was arrested and has been charged with rape. Continue reading

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Celebrating MLK: The Purpose of Education

Inspirational quotes plucked from Dr. King’s article, The Purpose of Education, float around the internet these days, but few have read the entire piece. Likely even fewer understand it was a warning about our academic institutions, our media, and our leaders. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Enrollment Caps, Busing & Teacher at center of $450k settlement resigns

This installment of Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) updates includes enrollment caps, busing and an update on the teacher at the center of a $450,000 settlement. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Leandro, Istation, Help the MVP Math Dad, and headlines

Updates on the Leandro report by WestEd, the Istation reading assessment tool case and some headlines from around the state. 
Also, please consider donating to the legal fund for the Wake County dad who fought for students against MVP Math. Continue reading

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Second Rowan teacher arrested on child exploitation, indecent liberties charges

A second Rowan County Schools teacher has been arrested in connection with sexually explicit messages to a student via social media apps. Additional charges have also been added to the first teacher, who was arrested in late 2019, and a … Continue reading

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WCPSS high school teacher arrested for DWI with child in car

The first teacher arrest to be tracked in 2020 is a high school teacher in the Wake County Public School System arrested over the weekend on charges of driving while impaired with a child in the backseat.

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#WCPSS Updates: A $450k settlement, thermostats and a substitute defends herself

Welcome back, sports fans. The first installment of Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) updates for 2020 covers a massive settlement payout, classroom temperatures, and cleanliness and a substitute speaks to defend herself out at the most recent board meeting. Continue reading

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