Victoria Zicafoose

Victoria’s daughter Sarah has severe special needs due to her sensory disorder and various brain surgeries to treat infantile spasms (a form of epilepsy).  Sarah is flourishing at the Academy at Lauren’s Institute for Education in Gilbert, Ariz.

  • September 26, 2011    |   Educational Choice

    Arizona Education Savings

    Defending Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts: Parents of Special Needs Children Must Again Defend Their Right to Choose Their Children’s Educational Options

    In 2011, teachers’ unions in Arizona filed a lawsuit seeking to block the nation’s first publicly funded education savings account program, a program that awards qualified parents of children with disabilities Empowerment Scholarships that can be used to pay for a wide variety of educational expenses, including tutoring, home school curriculum, private school tuition and…

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