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 Caldwell County teacher pleads guilty to assault on female, sex crime charges dropped

A former Caldwell County teacher pleaded guilty to assault on a female while sex crime charges originally filed against him involving a child were dropped. Continue reading

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Ed Sec Devos and Lt. Governor talk about Education Freedom Scholarships in Raleigh

On July 17 in Raleigh, Education Secretary Betsy Devos and Lt. Governor Dan Forest sat down for a roundtable discussion with various stakeholders to talk about the proposed Education Freedom Scholarships.  Continue reading

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Durham Middle School Teacher Arrested In Drug Raid

A Durham public schools teacher has been arrested as part of a drug raid jointly conducted by Carteret County Sheriff’s department officers and the Morehead City Police department. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: School Choice Boom, CMS Supt. Resigns, New Hanover Schools Sued

This installment of NCED Updates looks at the continued school choice boom in North Carolina, the resignation of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) superintendent, and the lawsuit filed against New Hanover County Public Schools. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: Race Bully Invited to Raleigh, Public School Exodus and a Dear John to School Choice Critics

A notorious race bully has been invited to lecture us all about our whiteness in Raleigh, the public school exodus continues, a ‘Dear John’ letter to critics of school choice and few other legislative tidbits and points of interest. Continue reading

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Wake School Board debates version of College Board ‘Diversity Score’ to reassign kids

If a high tide raises all boats, then WCSB’s ‘Diversity Plan’ is more like an undertow, dragging kids and families out to sea. Continue reading

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WS/Forsyth County high school Teacher charged with sex crimes involving student

A Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools teacher has been charged with sex crimes involving a student, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading

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