High Desert Montessori School Gets New Greenhouse
KTVN May 30th, 2017
Tuesday was an exciting day for students at High Desert Montessori School in Reno. They were given a brand new greenhouse by Modular Greenhouses and Great Full Gardens Cafe. Students can now learn how to grow food and be involved in their own health and wellness.

Pro-charter majority to take power on Los Angeles school board
Washington Post – June 8th, 2017
A revolution is coming to the nation’s second-biggest school system, with a pro-charter majority set to take over the governing board of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Backed by billionaire charter interests and fiercely opposed by teachers unions, the two young winners of last month’s bruising election – believed to be the most expensive school board race in U.S. history -- will take office in July.

The 74 - June 8th, 2017
This year’s  National Charter Schools Conference comes at a pivotal time for the public charter school movement. The Trump Administration’s policies have put us in a difficult spot. On one hand, the president has clearly indicated his support for charter schools as part of his larger school choice agenda. Under the president’s recent budget proposal, the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP) would see a nearly 50 percent increase in funding. And the president’s proposed Furthering Options for Children to Unlock Success (FOCUS) initiative could, under the right conditions, open doors to high-quality public schools to more of the nation’s most vulnerable students.