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
‘Conflicted’ explains how radical staff trainings led a schoolteacher to leave public education, warns parents of Nazi-like tactics

Changing school curriculum, replacing textbooks and teachers, and undermining the family unit – what sounds like common public-school criticisms today – enabled the rise of Nazism, warns one former schoolteacher. Read More

February 7, 2024
Op-ed: Early childhood educational model thrives in Idaho despite lack of government support

Many advocates of early childhood learning assume they need government help to achieve all their goals and dreams. However, a left-of-center educational magazine is discovering parents, not government, can already… Read More

February 1, 2024
Families to protest bill in Oklahoma attacking homeschool freedoms, parental rights

Families in Oklahoma are preparing to gather Feb. 6 at the state’s Capitol to express concerns over recent legislation that seeks to limit their educational freedoms. Read More

January 30, 2024
Kansas, Missouri families plan Homeschool Capitol Days

Homeschooling parents in the Kansas City area don’t take their freedoms for granted – which is why they’re planning a visit to their legislators for a friendly reminder. The Christian… Read More

January 24, 2024
Public Education
Study: Minnesota schools fail students with ‘financial mismanagement,’ declining academics

Public schools in Minnesota aren’t underfunded, but they encourage wasteful spending while their students fail basic academic tests, a recent study concludes. The study began through a collaboration with former… Read More

January 10, 2024