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…

Two school choice bills pass committee, head to Missouri Senate floor

Two bills to expand school choice in Missouri passed out of the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development on Tuesday. SB 360, sponsored by Sen. Read More

March 7, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Nearly 40% of Missouri’s $10B education dept. budget reflects ‘mission creep’ and ‘bureaucratic bloat,’ says lawmaker

Of the $10 billion allotted to K-12 education in Missouri’s current budget, $4 billion may never make it to the classroom. If that staggering amount of money alarms taxpayers… Read More

February 23, 2023
Culture, Public Education
School district quietly removes alarming ‘designer baby’ assignment with eugenic overtones after mother raises concerns

Students in a Missouri middle school were given a genetics assignment suggesting traits such as “skinny,” blond hair and gray or blue eyes are the most valuable. If… Read More

February 1, 2023
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs universal school choice bill: ‘We will fund students instead of a system’

Universal school choice is coming to Iowa. Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the Students First Act Tuesday morning after it passed the House 55-45 on Monday and the Senate… Read More

January 24, 2023
God may not pick the winners, but a ‘spiritual awakening’ is taking place in an NFL locker room

In the wake of Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin’s on-field resuscitation Jan. 2, it seems a spiritual revival is taking place in the Buffalo locker room. Bills’ quarterback Josh… Read More

January 17, 2023