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…

Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool nonprofit counters unlawful challenges to parental freedoms 

A $2,000 bill just to process homeschool paperwork in New York? A threatening letter from a school district in West Virginia, stating that a student would be required… Read More

September 8, 2022
Homeschool families: Consider these fall outings and opportunities in the Kansas City area

From campus visits and field trips to standardized tests and special celebrations, the fall can bring numerous opportunities for homeschoolers in the Kansas City area.  Now that… Read More

September 6, 2022
‘Grow’ event builds community among KC-area homeschool moms

An evening just to meet other moms, get encouragement, and enjoy dinner without any cleanup?  It may not sound like much, but Tuesday’s “Grow: Back… Read More

August 25, 2022
Culture, Opinion
Parents and schools are fighting for control of the nation’s children. Who gets custody of the kids?

Relations between parents and schools look increasingly like a divorcing couple preparing for a custody battle.   In the best of times, parents and schools have viewed… Read More

August 24, 2022
Homeschools, Legislation
New study: Homeschooling improves children’s ‘social competencies’

New research suggests socialization may be a bigger issue for children in public schools than those who are homeschooled, contrary to popular stereotypes.  A recent study… Read More

August 17, 2022