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,…

Former Secretary of Ed, Betsy DeVos, says Department of Education should be abolished

Betsy DeVos, former US Secretary of Education under President Trump, continued her advocacy for state and local control of schools last weekend, saying she thinks the Department of Education… Read More

July 20, 2022
Culture, Public Education
DeVos: Solution to wokeism, far-left ideology in schools is clear enough: transparency and freedom

Educational freedom and “total transparency” for parents are the keys to defeating far-left race and gender wokeism in public schools, says former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. … Read More

July 14, 2022
Public Education
School district drops its threat to sue outspoken mom, as interest grows in her fight vs. inappropriate curricula

A Wisconsin school district has withdrawn its warning of legal action against an outspoken parent, after she obtained legal counsel to defend herself against the district’s claims of defaming… Read More

July 11, 2022
Christian Schools, Courts
Wisconsin Lutheran High School fights Milwaukee’s ‘unlawful’ six-figure property tax bill

A Christian high school in Wisconsin is suing the city of Milwaukee after being forced to pay more than $100,000 in property taxes for a building it says should be… Read More

July 1, 2022
Public Education
North Korean defector: The ‘dictator’s handbook’ is being used to indoctrinate U.S. schoolchildren, and it keeps me up at night

Yeonmi Park warns that today’s teaching of “equity” and white privilege is “a playbook for dictators.”  She knows of what she speaks. Park courageously defected from North… Read More

June 21, 2022