Shalimar Encarnacion

Shalimar has applied to the Network for Educational Opportunity (NEO) on behalf of her two children, Angelica and Miguel.  Angelica is a cancer survivor whose cognitive abilities are still adversely affected by the extensive chemotherapy she underwent.  Miguel has ADHD and is often isolated by his current public school teacher as a means of discipline rather than redirected and given positive reinforcement.  Both of Shalimar’s children need smaller class sizes and more individual attention—something that Shalimar believes she has found in a nearby Christian school.  Unfortunately, Shalimar and her husband cannot afford the tuition absent financial assistance of the sort that NEO plans to provide to families like the Encarnacions.

  • January 29, 2013    |   Educational Choice

    New Hampshire Business Tax Credit Scholarship Program

    IJ Defends School Choice in New Hampshire

    On August 28, 2014, the Institute for Justice successfully defended New Hampshire’s scholarship program from a constitutional challenge at the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  As a result, low-income families across the state can continue to enjoy school choice for their children. New Hampshire’s Business Tax Credit Scholarship Program offers local businesses a partial tax credit…

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