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
Virginia superintendent attended costly out-of-town conferences amid district fentanyl crisis, records show

A Virginia superintendent spent thousands attending out-of-town conferences while his district was embroiled in a drug crisis, a public records request revealed. Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Superintendent Aaron Spence… Read More

May 31, 2024
Public Education
Disadvantaged Kentucky students appear stuck in failing system, state report card reveals

Despite spending nearly $12 billion dollars – over $18,000 per student – last year, most students in Kentucky public schools are failing to pass muster. Overall, just 47% of elementary… Read More

May 30, 2024
Opinion
Oops! Teachers’ union boss Randi Weingarten unintentionally endorses school choice

Randi Weingarten, the infamous head of a national teachers’ union, has accidentally endorsed school choice. “Chase Moore, fellow panelist and special assistant to @whitehouse said that zip code should not… Read More

May 30, 2024
Public Education
San Diego school hosts drag queen and LGBT-activist theatre group promoting legal name changes for trans students

A San Diego public school is under fire for allegedly hiring a drag queen activist and encouraging students to legally change their names and pronouns at an event. Libs of… Read More

May 29, 2024
Public Education
‘Teachers are tired of being a piggy bank’: Florida educators will vote for new representation

The battle between rival teachers’ unions is heating up in Florida, where local educators will have the final say. Florida’s Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) announced on May 14 that… Read More

May 28, 2024