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
Kansas schools continue to see a decrease in attendance three years post-pandemic

Three years since the pandemic caused public schools to resort to online learning, Kansas schools are continuing to see a decrease in attendance.  More than one in four Kansas students… Read More

September 6, 2023
Public Education
Oklahoma partnering with PragerU to provide American history and values curricula for public schools

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is partnering with the conservative educational organization PragerU to offer resources to public school students. “I am thrilled to announce this partnership with PragerU,”… Read More

September 6, 2023
Public Education
Denver middle school principal fired after publicly criticizing school safety

A Colorado school board backed its district’s decision to fire a middle school principal for raising concerns about school security. The Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education voted 6-1… Read More

August 29, 2023
Michigan mom sues school district for negligence that allegedly led to her 14-year-old daughter’s suicide

The mother of a Michigan high school student has filed a lawsuit for wrongful death and gross negligence, following her 14-year-old daughter’s suicide shortly after being dismissed early from school. Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Texas man kicked out of school board meeting for reading from explicit book he opposed in schools

Law enforcement officers removed a man from a Texas school board meeting after he read from a book critics call pornographic, available in the district’s libraries. Mike Cee was removed… Read More

August 25, 2023