Josh Mann


Josh Mann, Ph.D., is the Managing Editor for The Lion. Prior to working for the Herzog Foundation, Josh worked for a software startup in the language-learning space. His previous work includes…

Public Education
Kansas school district contemplates removing Bible after student activist makes sardonic, retaliatory complaint

A school district in Kansas will review the Bible for indecency and possible removal from school shelves after a student’s formal request, made in retaliation for other books being flagged and… Read More

May 11, 2023
Criticism over lawmaker’s flip-flop on open enrollment continues as Missouri Senate has two weeks to act on House bill

Video still from an ad ran last week, criticizing Rep. Lonsdale over open enrollment. As the fate of a House-passed open enrollment bill is with the… Read More

May 2, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
New book sounds alarm on America’s ‘failing’ public education system

Public schools are failing American children, even 40 years after a Ronald Reagan-appointed commission warned that a “rising tide of mediocrity” was eroding our “educational foundations.”… Read More

April 26, 2023
MOScholars Day honors first class of ESA students in Missouri’s school choice program

Representatives of the first class of Missouri students to benefit from the state’s school choice program visited the Capitol Thursday to be honored and celebrate their educational success. Read More

April 21, 2023
Public Education
Missouri school board member took heat for telling the truth and asking questions, then was stripped of VP title weeks before election

When Springfield, Missouri residents cast their votes Tuesday in the local school board race, they will decide two of seven seats which control the district and its employed administrators. Read More

March 31, 2023