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Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Sun Leaders in Training host the first ever Nevada Education Candidate Forum
Seven local education candidates — none of them incumbents — shared their opinions on how to improve Nevada’s schools at a public political forum on Tuesday.

Las Vegas Review Journal’s View
Las Vegas Review Journal’s View First day of Leaders in Training programming captured by the Las Vegas Review Journal’s View
Las Vegas High School ninth-grader Alyssa Khamvongsa’s intent is clear. The back of her shirt says it all.

“Future College Graduate Here,” it reads.

Harvard ED Magazine
Harvard ED Magazine Founder & Executive Director Erica Mosca’s Op-ed in Harvard’s ED Magazine on why she returned to Las Vegas after earning her Masters in Education Policy & Management:
I used to wonder what would have happened to me if I had been doomed to stay in my failing high school. Now the question that gets me up in the morning goes beyond me: What will happen to my 56 former students who face such daunting odds? I will return to Nevada for the same reason I came to Harvard: to ensure that obtaining an excellent education does not rest on luck.

Las Vegas Review Journal Founder & Executive Director Erica Mosca’s Letter to the Editor on the importance of education in Nevada from 2010
America’s Promise Alliance released a statistical report yesterday that national high school graduation rates are on the rise — student achievement is rising everywhere in this country except in three lone states: Arizona, Utah and the Silver State, Nevada.

Clark County School District
Clark County School District The Clark County School District featured LIT's $5,000 scholarship donation from East Las Vegas educator Justin Brecht
Mendoza Elementary School teacher and 2013-2014 Clark County Educator of the Year Justin Brecht recently donated his $5,000 award to Leaders in Training in order to help empower more students in the east Las Vegas area

Education Pioneers
Education Pioneers National non-profit Education Pioneers features LIT Founder & Executive Director Erica Mosca
When EP Alumna Erica Mosca (Graduate School Fellowship 2011) made Las Vegas her home, it wasn’t the lure of luxe nightlife that attracted her. Instead, it was the opportunity to open students’ eyes to possibilities beyond the Strip.

Ramirez Group
Ramirez Group Ramirez Group blog mentions Leaders in Training
The same purity exists in the earnestness of the students of Leaders in Training, who actually want to stay after school and participate in monthly volunteerism.

Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas Sun LIT's Founder & Executive Director Erica Mosca recognized as young Las Vegas leader
Striving for a better Las Vegas: These young leaders are committed to improving Southern Nevada