Faith Perkins

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

New Iowa education laws go into effect with emphasis on parents’ rights

A slate of newly signed Iowa laws officially took effect July 1, including an education bill that enforces parental rights. Gov. Kim Reynolds signed several bills into law on May… Read More

July 6, 2023
Public Education
Texas school district restricts bathroom use to biological sex, won’t require staff to use preferred pronouns

A Texas school district unanimously passed two gender policies, keeping bathroom and locker room use based on birth sex, and preventing faculty from being forced to use students preferred pronouns. The… Read More

July 5, 2023
Michigan house passes bill that could make it a felony to use the wrong pronouns

A Michigan “hate crime” bill, which could make using the wrong gender pronouns a felony carrying a sentence of up to 5 years in prison and up to a $10,000… Read More

July 3, 2023
‘They’re trying to hide the ball.’ Denver school district appeals court order to release video of closed-door meeting following shooting 

A judge ruled last week that the Denver Public Schools board violated state law when it held a closed-door meeting, and the district must now release the recording to the… Read More

July 3, 2023
From homeschooled to top college golf prospect, Junior Player of the Year credits her family’s support

Homeschool student Sophie Stevens was again named the Junior Girls’ Player of the Year by the Golf Association of Michigan and has signed to play golf for the University of… Read More

June 30, 2023