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
NYC mayor, Department of Ed announce new religious holidays, mindful breathing program for public schools, panned by critics

During New York City’s last week of school, five new religious school holidays were announced, as well as a mandatory daily “mindful breathing” program to begin next year. On Monday,… Read More

June 29, 2023
Christian Schools
Prayerful superintendent leaves public schools behind to become headmaster at growing private Christian school

Prayer, and public schools being “past the tipping point,” led an Ohio public school superintendent to leave his position to become headmaster of a private Christian school. Matt Baker announced… Read More

June 28, 2023
Pennsylvania’s Democratic governor stands by his qualified support for school choice

The Democratic governor of Pennsylvania is defending his stance supporting a school choice bill despite significant blowback from the teachers’ union. Gov. Josh Shapiro’s support comes as the Legislature considers… Read More

June 27, 2023
Parents call for Detroit school district officials to be fired after alleged abuse of their children with special education needs

Parents of special education students say Detroit school officials attempted to cover up acts of child abuse. A group of parents is alleging two paraprofessionals at Moses Field Center have… Read More

June 26, 2023
While other countries hit the brakes on trans treatments for minors, the US remains full speed ahead

The U.S. continues to offer life-altering transgender treatments to minors in many states, even as a number of other Western nations place restrictions and even bans on the practice. And… Read More

June 26, 2023