Faith Perkins

Faith Perkins is a staff writer for The Lion. She graduated from Missouri Western State University with a bachelors in convergent journalism.

Public Education
Wisconsin mom: High school students assaulted my 10-year-old at elementary school

A Wisconsin mother has filed a police report after her 10-year-old son was allegedly assaulted by high schoolers at his public school. The mother, who told local media she wanted… Read More

May 21, 2024
Public Education
Plan to replace SROs with restorative justice faces backlash at Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Public Schools unveiled a new safety plan aimed at replacing school resource officers (SROs) with restorative justice practices, but some question whether the move actually makes school safer. The… Read More

May 20, 2024
Public Education
Republican candidate running to be North Dakota’s top education official puts Christian values at the center

Jim Bartlett wants to see the reintroduction of Christian values and the Ten Commandments in North Dakota public schools. “The whole school system right now – it’s been this way… Read More

May 17, 2024
Public Education
Florida school board adopts library policy to comply with 2022 state law

A Florida school board has approved a new library and media policy requiring parental consent for students to check out books containing inappropriate content, such as profanity, violence, sexual content and… Read More

May 16, 2024
Male golfer becomes alternate in U.S. Women’s Open Qualifier 

Transgender golfer Hailey Davidson nearly qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open on Monday, finishing in a three-way tie for third at the 36-hole qualifier held at Bradenton Country Club in… Read More

May 16, 2024