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…

Teaching children where their food comes from at Thanksgiving

What happens when you want to teach children about food and where it comes from, but you’ve lived in the city all your life and have little to… Read More

November 23, 2022
After strip-searching a couple’s six homeschooled children ‘without cause,’ Kentucky Child Protective Services pays $515,000

Child Protective Services officials in Kentucky have paid $515,000 to a homeschool family to settle a court case involving a strip-search of all six children in their home. … Read More

November 18, 2022
Christian Schools, Public Education
Christian educators, parents step up to help America’s students still reeling from COVID-19 pandemic

Students are experiencing anxiety and other mental health issues in record numbers, overwhelming the public school system. Christian educators and counselors are stepping in. “Our faculty is not… Read More

November 10, 2022
Here’s why parents say they’re homeschooling their children – and what the government can do to help

As the nation continues to see increased interest in homeschooling, many experts say removing institutional barriers and obstacles have helped fuel that growth. “The movement to reduce regulatory… Read More

November 7, 2022
Missouri homeschool family battles intimidation from school and law enforcement officer over optional paperwork

A homeschool mom in Missouri has faced threats from a uniformed police officer that she would be “charged with criminal neglect” if she refused to sign a declaration of… Read More

October 21, 2022