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…

New laws expand homeschool freedoms, parental rights in Texas

Homeschool families in Texas are celebrating new laws that increase educational opportunities and freedoms for students and their parents. Stephanie Lambert, executive director of the Texas Home School Coalition (THSC),… Read More

July 3, 2023
Homeschool family defends rights to dual-enrollment programs for high school students

Thanks to dual enrollment, many homeschool students don’t need to graduate high school before taking college-level courses. Some can even complete college degrees while still in their teens. For example,… Read More

June 26, 2023
Nonprofit fights discrimination against diplomas issued to homeschool high school graduates

A substitute public school teacher in Missouri and a correctional officer in Texas recently experienced discrimination in their careers on account of being homeschooled. Both graduated with homeschool high school… Read More

June 22, 2023
Homeschooled student, also a CEO, earns Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at 19

Homeschool graduate Tanishq Mathew Abraham has a lot to celebrate. The 19-year-old CEO just completed his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. “Wouldn’t have done it without the love and support of… Read More

June 15, 2023
Homeschool father, conservative leader shares concerns over public schools: ‘Calcified in opposition to God’

Abraham Hamilton III and his wife chose to homeschool their six children after researching the history of U.S. public education. “We did not just arrive where we are accidentally,” Hamilton… Read More

June 13, 2023