Jillian Schneider

Jillian Schneider is a Staff Writer for The Lion. Her work has also appeared on RealClearEducation, The Federalist, The Heartlander, Acton Institute PowerBlog, and ZuMedia.

Christian Schools
Oklahoma education department files motion to dismiss lawsuit against nation’s first-ever religious charter school

The battle over the legality of a Catholic charter school continues in Oklahoma, as top education officials in its support recently filed for the pending lawsuit to be dismissed. St. Read More

September 26, 2023
Public Education
‘We dare defend our rights’: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey rebukes anti-religious group, reaffirms Auburn coaches’ religious freedom

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey came to Auburn University’s defense after an anti-religious watchdog denounced the involvement of three coaches in an impromptu mass baptism. The Freedom From… Read More

September 25, 2023
Public Education
40% of South Carolina high school students failed US History exam, says state ed department

The South Carolina Department of Education released lackluster data this week about its public high schools.  The Monday report included data about core high school courses… Read More

September 21, 2023
Public Education
Alabama Board of Education lowers reading standards, expects thousands of 3rd graders will still be held back

The Alabama State Board of Education voted 5-3 last week to lower reading standards for 3rd graders. The vote was a response to the implementation of the Alabama… Read More

September 20, 2023
Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron emphasizes faith in Kentucky gubernatorial race

Daniel Cameron, the Republican challenger for Kentucky’s governor’s office, is heralding faith and conservative values in his effort to oust incumbent Democrat Andy Beshear. “I fully believe that we have… Read More

September 19, 2023