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
Colleges crack down on use of AI in classrooms after dozens of cheating students reported

College professors across the country are working to “ChatGPT-proof” their assignments after educators reported “dozens” of cheating students. Timothy Main, a writing professor at Conestoga College in Canada, said the… Read More

August 11, 2023
Public Education
‘It’s a no-brainer’: NYC parents give reasons for moving their kids into charter schools

Traditional public school kindergarten enrollment is plummeting in New York City as parents enroll their kids into better-performing charter schools. Angelina Almonte, mother of three and a public-school administrator, said… Read More

August 11, 2023
Courts
Banned from taking in foster children, Catholic couple asks: Should foster kids live in hospital hallways or homes?

A Catholic couple has filed a lawsuit alleging Massachusetts denied their foster care license because of their religious beliefs. “Michael and Catherine Burke are a loving couple who want to… Read More

August 10, 2023
Public Education
Texas elementary teacher ousted for posting ‘alarming, racist statements’ on social media, despite claiming to be fire-proof

A Texas elementary teacher was fired Tuesday after a series of “alarming, racist statements” was found on her social media account. Danielle Allen, whose online alias was Claire Kyle, was… Read More

August 9, 2023
Public Education
Florida may become the first state to approve classical admissions test for college

A Florida college board could make the state the first to offer a classical exam for public college admissions as an alternative to the SAT and ACT. The proposed college… Read More

August 8, 2023