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
NYC public schools are being ‘overcrowded’ by immigrant students stuck without school choice

Rising immigration rates are revealing fractures in the New York City public education system. NYC education officials recently reported that growing populations in dense areas are overwhelming some schools. More… Read More

September 7, 2023
Alaska Board of Education passes resolution protecting women’s sports

The Alaska State Board of Education voted unanimously on August 31 to prohibit biological males from competing on girls’ sports teams. The resolution requires a female-only… Read More

September 6, 2023
Public Education
Geography of school choice part IV: Power politics of teachers’ unions

The political opposition of teachers’ unions must be considered as a major factor in why school choice deserts exist in Western states, education reformers say. “[Teachers’ unions] have basically captured… Read More

September 5, 2023
Christian Schools
Oklahoma Superintendent Ryan Walters defends nation’s first religious charter school

Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters penned a defense of America’s first-ever religious charter school, which is currently being sued by anti-religious groups. The application… Read More

September 1, 2023
Public Education
Washington state teachers’ unions strike as school starts, forcing closures

Two teachers’ unions in Washington are on strike, preventing nearly 30,000 students from starting school. Roughly 450 educators from the Camas School District began to strike on Monday over teacher pay… Read More

September 1, 2023