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.

Public Education
‘Prioritizing the perpetrator over the classroom’: Parents group warns nearly 500 school districts nationwide use ‘restorative justice’

School violence is on the rise, and one parent group is blaming restorative justice policies for the widespread brutality. Parents Defending Education (PDE) released a list… Read More

May 16, 2024
Christian Schools
Chosen star Jonathan Roumie tells college graduates to surrender their lives to God

The Catholic University of America’s recent graduates were lucky to have Jesus as their commencement speaker – or at least the actor who plays him. The Chosen star Jonathan Roumie… Read More

May 15, 2024
Public Education
America’s annual K-12 spending nears $1 trillion

The nation’s public education spending continues to rise, yet students continue to struggle with academic basics post-pandemic. The Institute of Education Sciences, the research arm of the U.S. Department of… Read More

May 15, 2024
Public Education
Utah’s universal school choice program spilling over with applicants despite doubling budget

Utah has approved just 10,000 scholarships despite receiving over 27,000 applications for its new universal school choice program. Utah Fits All was… Read More

May 14, 2024
Public Education
‘The Parent Revolution’: How parents made school choice the hottest issue in education 

For decades, school choice simmered on the back burner, the project of a handful of policymakers and education experts. Despite their best efforts, the progress was modest, though steady. But… Read More

May 14, 2024