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 school is ‘like a death march’: Parents talk about the switch to homeschooling and hybrid models

Leigh Cline of San Francisco began homeschooling after she saw issues in the public school system firsthand during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of her daughters has learning difficulties, but instead… Read More

June 6, 2023
Study: Two-thirds of abortions ‘unwanted, coerced, or otherwise inconsistent’ with women’s values, preferences

While abortion proponents often argue against “unwanted pregnancies,” a recent study suggests the nation needs to consider the problem of unwanted abortions. The peer-reviewed study found 67% of women reporting… Read More

June 1, 2023
Christian Schools
Christian school’s fundraiser reaches new heights as leaders finish 24-hour rooftop vigil 

Leaders at a Kentucky school will stop at nothing to keep Christian education affordable – even enduring a chilly overnight stay on the rooftops of school buildings. “We have a… Read More

May 24, 2023
Public schools are making unwarranted contact with homeschool families. Here’s how parents are defending their rights

When Virginia mom Olivia Knapp decided to homeschool her 10-year-old daughter during the spring semester, she did all her research beforehand. She delivered the necessary paperwork to her… Read More

May 16, 2023
As public schools fail to address students’ needs, more parents turn to alternatives

Katie Mathews knew her stepson, Ryley, was struggling in public school. But she had no idea how much help he needed until he joined their family when he was… Read More

May 8, 2023