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…

‘Whipsawed’: Homeschool families with special needs face unique challenges in Kansas 

Imagine living in a state where schools don’t provide adequate special needs services for your child – but if you don’t provide those services as their parent, those schools can… Read More

December 13, 2023
Homeschool grad tackles NCAA over confusion regarding college soccer scholarship

Homeschooling’s innate flexibility helped Bowen McCloud excel on and off the playing field – until a misunderstanding by the NCAA almost derailed his college soccer career. The University of Tulsa… Read More

December 8, 2023
Congressional Award Gold Medal winner: ‘Homeschool fit my specific needs’

One of the latest recipients of the Congressional Award Gold Medal credits her success to homeschooling. “I absolutely wouldn’t be where I am today without homeschool,” Addison Mouser, of Dallas,… Read More

December 5, 2023
Public Education
How safe are school buildings, funded by taxpayers? We don’t know, think tank warns

It’s simply not known how safe school buildings are across the country, and there’s little accountability to taxpayers on the matter, according to a post by a global policy think… Read More

November 27, 2023
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, 2023