Shanxi Omoniyi

Shanxi Omoniyi is a staff writer for The Lion. She also serves as Online Content Director at Midwest Parent Educators (MPE), a nonprofit organization serving thousands of homeschool families not…

Homeschools
California officials revoke medical licenses of two homeschool graduates

When the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) decided to revoke the licenses of two medical workers based on their homeschool background, the homeschooling community pushed back. “Homeschool graduates have… Read More

April 9, 2024
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Second-generation homeschool graduate reflects on upcoming KC-area ceremony

Gracie Neland graduated high school through her mom’s “alma mater” in 2022 – except this was no school or university, but a homeschool nonprofit. The Midwest Parent Educators (MPE) association… Read More

April 4, 2024
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South Carolina officials place ‘excessive demands’ on homeschool graduate, obstructing her career in Christian childcare

Hannah Pollock, 21, had her heart set on working in a South Carolina Christian school’s after-school kindergarten program and daytime preschool as a substitute teacher. “I’d always been around kids,”… Read More

April 2, 2024
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7 ways to start homeschool preparations over spring, summer

As the homeschool movement continues to grow after the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are preparing to withdraw from public schools or teach their preschool- or kindergarten-age… Read More

March 26, 2024
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Black single mom in Colorado seeks to make homeschooling possible for all ‘regardless of their background’

Joyelle Naomi knows what it’s like to live in poverty. After escaping from a violent marriage, she homeschooled her children while also working to provide for her family’s needs. “I… Read More

March 12, 2024