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
Geography of school choice part III: Small towns and Friday night lights

In rural towns, schools are geographic landmarks, major employers and, most importantly, the hub of high school football, which may help explain school choice deserts in less-populated Western states. Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
What took so long? Schools return to phonics amid crisis in reading

American elementary schools could be trapped under the looming shadow of illiteracy, but the solution has been around for decades. By 4th grade, students are expected… Read More

August 28, 2023
Public Education
Poll: Missouri voters favor charter school expansion, educational freedom and restrictions on gender ideology in schools

A recent poll revealed the majority of Missouri voters support socially conservative and pro-school choice policies for education. The survey was conducted by Saint Louis University… Read More

August 25, 2023
Public Education
Indiana teachers are only paid 23% of their per-classroom funding. Where does the rest of the money go?

The average 20-student K-12 classroom in Indiana receives more than $234,000 in local, state and federal funding, local media reported. However, the… Read More

August 25, 2023
Culture
Book review: Oli London makes sense of the ‘gender madness’ in new autobiography

In the first chapter of his autobiography, Gender Madness, British man Oli London recalls traveling to Armenia where he had found a “yes man” doctor to perform three of his… Read More

August 24, 2023