Edwin Rivera

Tucson dad Edwin Rivera knows that his son’s public school is not teaching him the skills he needs to become a productive adult.  Edwin Jr. was diagnosed with autism.  Edwin knows his son is a bright child with potential and he has tried to work with the school to secure the right services, but the school is unwilling to provide the kind of academic or social-skills instruction Edwin Jr. needs.  The Riveras hope the new scholarship program will enable them to choose a public or private school that will prepare their son for a future as a productive adult—before it’s too late.

  • March 13, 2007    |   Educational Choice

    Arizona Special Needs & Foster Care

    Arizona Foster Parents and Parents of Children with Disabilities Defend School Choice From Unprecedented Legal Attack

    A coalition of special interest groups filed its second legal challenge to Arizona’s school choice programs for special needs and foster children on February 20, 2007. The Arizona Supreme Court rejected the first challenge in January 2007, and once again, IJ intervened to defend the programs on behalf of parents. Unfortunately, on March 25, 2009,…

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