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
Florida teacher brutally beaten by a high school student battles district after being placed on unpaid leave

A Florida teacher who was physically assaulted by a high school student is now fighting the school district after being placed on unpaid leave. Her attacker awaits sentencing after a… Read More

November 20, 2023
Public Education
Michigan school district to close 10 schools after falling enrollment

A Michigan public school district announced several of its schools will be closing due to low enrollment, leaving the district at around half of its capacity. Grand Rapids Public Schools… Read More

November 17, 2023
Public Education
Maryland principal retires after supporting pro-Palestine protest, violating school policy

A Maryland high school principal announced his retirement this week after endorsing a student-led walkout led by a Muslim group in support of Palestine. Edward Owusu, who served as the… Read More

November 16, 2023
Public Education
Iowa school district in hot water after elementary teacher’s joke about forcing kids to be gay lands flat with parents

An Iowa elementary teacher is facing backlash after joking on social media about indoctrinating children in her classroom. “Every day is another opportunity to force kids in public schools to… Read More

November 15, 2023
Public Education
Texas school districts fight accountability measure implemented by the Texas Education Agency

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has appealed a court’s decision to block its release of its new school accountability ratings for the last school year after school districts sued. The… Read More

November 14, 2023