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_

The likely origin of the “Diversity Inventory” given out at a #WCPSS school

An activity that is part of a larger blog post at the University of Southern California contains a nearly identical to that of the “Diversity Inventory” used by a Heritage High English teacher in Wake County Public Schools. Continue reading

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2018-19 school scores show slight increases, state testing mostly stagnant or falling

School accountability and test results for 2018-19 were released earlier this month.
School A-F grades showed an increase in the number of low performing schools while End of Grade (EOG) and End of Course (EOC) were yet again mainly stagnant or falling. Continue reading

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Exclusive: Letter instructs #WCPSS teachers how not to violate student privacy with ‘Diversity’ lessons

On the heels of public outcry over highly controversial assignments asking deeply personal information from students, a letter penned by two Wake County Public Schools outlining the legal parameters for what teachers can and can’t include in “diversity” lessons was obtained exclusively by this website. Continue reading

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#WCPSS Updates: Parents fuming over invasive social justice pushes

This installment of WCPSS Updates recaps several recent instances of inappropriate social justice activities that put student privacy at risk and have parents fuming. Parents are fed up and legal action may be on the horizon. Also, information from the most recent board meeting and a long-overdue safety checkup for schools. Continue reading

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“Circle Time” at Apex Middle School has students and parents upset

An activity at Apex Middle School which is tied to the controversial concept adopted by Wake County Schools called “social-emotional learning” or “SEL” has students and their parents upset. Continue reading

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Pamlico Public Schools teacher charged with sex act with a student, indecent liberties

A Pamlico County Public Schools teacher has been charged by the Pamlico County Sheriff’s office with having sex with a student and for taking indecent liberties. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: A Diversity Inventory, a Bill and a Scholarship

This installment of NCED Updates includes a Diversity Inventory, a Bill and a Scholarship. Also, more “equity” talk with no solutions and some state and national headlines. Continue reading

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