Jessica Geroux

Jessica Geroux’s son Tyler has been diagnosed with autism.  Jessica has worked closely with staff at his public school, but is learning that it is difficult to find just the right educational environment for a child with Tyler’s particular combination of autism and giftedness.  Jessica hopes to move him to a public or private school that will better meet his needs, but Arizona’s current bureaucratic system for placing special needs students is making that a huge challenge.

  • 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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