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
North Carolina pep rally goes viral after students perform sexually provocative dances, raising concerns from parents 

Parents and community members are shocked after students performed in bondage and drag queen attire at a North Carolina high school pep rally.   Oak Grove High School in Davidson County… Read More

October 16, 2023
Public Education
Nearly 19,000 students approved for Iowa’s Students First Education Savings Accounts

Iowa’s new school program has almost 19,000 students participating in its first year, the state’s Department of Education announced Thursday. Of approximately 25,000 applicants, 18,893 students were approved to receive… Read More

October 13, 2023
Public Education
Christian teacher fired for refusing to use a student’s preferred pronouns gets favorable ruling from Florida judge

A Florida judge recommends a state commission exonerate a Christian teacher fired for refusing to use a student’s preferred pronouns. In his ruling, administrative law Judge John Van Laningham said… Read More

October 12, 2023
Christian Schools
Large Christian university accuses federal agencies of retaliation over status dispute

One of the largest Christian universities in the U.S. says it’s being targeted by three federal agencies after filing suit over its nonprofit status. Grand Canyon University says the Department… Read More

October 12, 2023
Public Education
Iowa school district’s new hiring policy allows convicted criminal to apply

The largest school district in Iowa will now consider applicants with criminal records after revising its hiring policy. The Des Moines Public School District Superintendent Ian Roberts announced the change… Read More

October 11, 2023