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…

Public Education
Missouri’s House budget committee cuts governor’s proposed increases to pre-K funding, child care subsidies

Missouri’s House budget committee made major changes to the state’s spending plan Thursday, which included cutting proposed increases to pre-K funding and child care subsidies. House Budget Committee… Read More

March 24, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Missouri moms started ‘Parents Changing Education’ to give parents a voice, resources

When trouble arose in her kids’ school district, Ashley Al-Shawish first decided to contact her Missouri legislators.  “I thought that if I went to Jefferson City, everything… Read More

March 20, 2023
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool conference to help KC-area families with workshops, curriculum resources

Todd “The Familyman” Wilson grew up in public school. But once he became a dad, he knew he wanted something different for his family. “School is an okay… Read More

March 1, 2023
Christian Schools, Culture
Debating between public and private education? Consider this first.

Before Christian parents of school-aged children decide between Christian or public education, it’s essential to first settle the purpose of education, advises a Bible scholar and teacher. “Education… Read More

February 22, 2023
Christian Schools
University chapel service ‘hasn’t ended’ since Feb. 8 in what many are calling a ‘revival’

A small Christian college in Kentucky has reported nonstop praise and worship in its chapel since Wednesday, Feb. 8. “Three times a week, we stop everything that we’re… Read More

February 13, 2023