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
Clashing goals of teachers, administrators causing exodus, former educator warns

Many teachers are leaving their profession not because of low salaries or barriers to hiring, but due to increasingly diverging missions between administrators and educators, argues a former public-school teacher. Read More

June 18, 2024
Public Education
Rush to deploy electric school buses raises worries over maintenance, safety issues

As hundreds of school districts nationwide work to replace gas-fueled school buses with electric ones, journalists and school officials are sharing concerns over maintenance and safety. Districts in places such… Read More

June 14, 2024
Kansas homeschool robotics team celebrates Capitol honors, 25th anniversary

Inventing robots to help treat cardiovascular disease? Homeschooled students in Kansas have a heart – and a growing name – for doing just that. Indeed, the Wichita Homeschool Robotics team… Read More

June 7, 2024
Midwest homeschoolers host used curriculum sale to help families save amid inflation

As inflation continues to pressure families nationwide, KC-area homeschool groups are offering creative ways to help parents save on educational costs, including a June 11 Used… Read More

June 5, 2024
Nonprofit monitoring Title IX court cases that could affect private, homeschools in certain states

As an increasing number of states are suing the Biden administration for revising Title IX law, a homeschool nonprofit is monitoring the situation. “A federal court… Read More

May 28, 2024