Sarasota, Fla. Montessori school under investigation for alleged Sunshine Law violation

April 18, 2017 1:24 AM

The state attorney's office is now investigating an alleged sunshine law violation at a Suncoast charter school.

This follows an increasingly tense dispute between the school and parents of a former student.

Island Village Montessori School is a remote campus off Clark road. For three years, Jennifer and Jeffrey Buck--parents of 2nd grader Cooper Buck--say they poured time and energy into the school.

"We were a lovely loving family. We planted trees. We loved that school," Jeffrey Buck said. "We loved everything about it and what we did hit a nerve."

That "nerve" Buck is referring to was not one particular incident, but a series of conflicts with the school.

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