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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dar’s first IEP

February 5, 2014, 6:10 am

When your child is special-needs, s/he gets an IEP, or Individualized Education Program. Until and unless the district decides your baby no longer needs an IEP, its existence is the first point of demarcation: this service/school area is for kids with IEPs, this part is for kids without IEPs. It’s not like separating by water fountains or bus-seat placement. Well, not yet. You get a new IEP every year, or more often than that, if you demand it. The first […]

The Hume-an Super Bowl

February 3, 2014, 2:17 pm

You weren’t ready for this Super Bowl. I wasn’t ready for this Super Bowl. First my 49ers got 86’d. Then came the letter from Dylan Farrow. Then game day brought the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Outside the leafy confines of Colorado and Washington State, who still wanted a Super Bowl? Luckily, it turned out to be this Super Bowl…the Hume-an Super Bowl. Fox’s own Brit Hume recently caused a ripple of news stories when he defended the recent conduct […]