Dear Readers: I will apologize in advance for the following 1996 words. Although what can one expect from a passionate crusader! On February 24, 2009, Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, gave his first address to Congress. This was followed by the Republican response given by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. I will… Continue Reading Response to President Obama’s Address to Congress from the Purple Party
Archives for March 2009
When your child is identified under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004 (IDEA 2004), he or she is then the recipient of an Individual Education Plan (IEP) that will guide their educational lives for as long as they are receiving special education programs and related services. As a parent you want to believe that… Continue Reading Egregious Myths, Tall Tales and violations to the IDEA 2004!
You are one of the almost 13 million parents of America’s students with a disability. Just imagine you had the opportunity for a relatively prestigious TV gig and question and answer session with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. You are on morning TV with millions of viewers watching, waiting and examining the merits of your… Continue Reading Morning Joe, Basketball and IDEA 2004
Leave it to a comedian to loosen-up even the most practiced and gifted of politicians, legislators and Presidents of the United States. On March 19, President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to go on Late Night TV. And, during several minutes of a lengthy and “seriously” funny interview – at least based upon… Continue Reading President Obama, the Special Olympics and the Mother of all Gutter Balls