Faith Perkins

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

Legislation
‘Win for girls and women’: Governor signs Mississippi’s SAFER Act protecting females

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a bill to protect biological females in bathrooms, locker rooms and dormitories in public education buildings. “The far-left radicals aren’t going to like it… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
‘Can’t touch me’: Teacher fired for excessive student contact gloats over new teaching job

A New York City teacher who was fired for excessive contact and inappropriate behavior with high school students is boasting about being hired to teach at another school. Dulaina Almonte… Read More

May 14, 2024
Courts
Appeals court upholds Catholic school’s right to dismiss teacher over same-sex engagement

A North Carolina Catholic high school did not unlawfully discriminate when it terminated a substitute teacher who announced his same-sex engagement, The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled when it… Read More

May 13, 2024
Courts
Texas school district responds after teacher arrested on charges related to prostitution ring 

Following the arrest of a Texas high school teacher accused of involvement in a prostitution ring targeting students, the Klein Independent School District (ISD) is trying to rebuild public trust. … Read More

May 10, 2024
Public Education
Oklahoma State Department of Education demands school district return misused COVID relief funds

The Oklahoma State Department of Education ordered a public school district to return over $573,000 of COVID-19 relief funds to the federal government, alleging misuse on athletic facilities. On Wednesday,… Read More

May 10, 2024