Louise Secker

Louise Secker is a staff writer for The Lion. She has worked in nonprofit fundraising and marketing for more than 20 years and served on a number of boards and committees related to health,…

Christian Schools
Huge leap of faith: Christian schools see record jump in enrollment, with more students on the way

Christian schools saw record leaps in enrollment in 2021, and early numbers for the 2022-23 school year show the trend continuing.    As reported by The… Read More

August 26, 2022
Public Education
Not a ‘moment’, but a ‘movement’: Arizona mom finds new calling in race for school board

Amy Carney is an author, accomplished public speaker, wife and more. So why is she adding one more significant role – school board candidate – to her plate? … Read More

August 25, 2022
Public Education
Virginia Republican Women’s Club book drive aims for 1,000 age-appropriate books for Loudoun County schools

The Loudon County, Virginia Republican Women’s Club plans to present more than 1,000 books to their local public school board in September, as part of an initiative to stock… Read More

August 8, 2022
Christian Schools
Fire marshal threatens fines if hybrid schools don’t apply for certificates of occupancy they say they don’t need

Advocates of homeschooling and hybrid schooling in Georgia are crying foul and accusing a local official of flouting state laws and “weaponizing” building codes to unfairly punish learning pods. Read More

August 1, 2022
Parents must stand up, says Milwaukee mom in lead up to parents rally in Wisconsin 

As calls for curriculum transparency, school choice and accountability from local school boards has increased, parents nationwide have stepped into new roles they never considered before: political activists. … Read More

July 22, 2022