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_

How reporting all facets of current events matters

It has long been the habit of North Carolina media outlets to report stories that cite seemingly random people, and in particular, activists, without telling the audience any background or details about that person or activist. 
What follows is a juxtaposition of two such stories.  Continue reading

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Guilford County Schools teacher charged with multiple counts of sex act with a student

A Guilford County Public Schools teacher has been charged by Greensboro police with multiple counts of a sex act with a student. Continue reading

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Law firms file suit against Guilford County Board of Education in Holland case

Two Wilmington area law firms filed a civil class-action lawsuit today against the
Guilford County Board of Education and the former Dudley High School coach and teacher’s assistant accused of sexually assaulting students. Continue reading

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Former Yadkin County substitute teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with child

A former Yadkin County Public Schools substitute teacher has been charged with indecent liberty with a child. Continue reading

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Second suit filed against New Hanover School Board related to teacher-student assault case

A second lawsuit has been filed against the New Hanover County School board pertaining to a sexual assault on students by a teacher. Continue reading

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Buffy is still right about homeschooling

In a Harvard Magazine article, Elizabeth Bartholet, faculty director of Harvard Law School’s Child Advocacy Program, makes a number of pretty outrageous – and demonstrably false – claims about homeschooling.  Continue reading

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New Hanover’s Michael Kelly has 4 more plaintiffs added to Civil Suit against him

According to a recent media report, four more plaintiffs have been added to the civil suit filed against former New Hanover County Public Schools teacher Michael Kelly. Continue reading

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