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CAT Tracks for the 2005-06 School Year



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June 30 - Jackson MO Teacher Resigns


June 29 - SIU-C & Minority Graduates


June 29 - Truancy and Driver's License


June 28 - More Cairo Council Fireworks


June 27 - KY Teacher Files Suit


June 27 - Cheaper to Keep Her...Him...Whatever!


June 26 - Special BOE Meeting - Minutes


June 26 - St. Jude's "Dream Home" Winner


June 26 - Giving Until It...Helps


June 26 - New Study: No "Boy Crisis"


June 25 - Too Good To Be True...


June 25 - Forty Years Later - Do Schools Matter?


June 24 - Affirmative Action or Reverse Discrimination?


June 24 - New Book on Infamous Cairo Lynching


June 24 - Teach Mastery or Content?


June 23 - New Fundraiser Regulations


June 22 - Special BOE Meeting - June 26th - Agenda


June 21 - Smaller Elementary Classes in FYO7


June 21 - Bus Radio


June 21 - High School Dropout Rate High


June 21 - Hi-Tech Cafeteria


June 20 - Outside "Instigators"


June 18 - June 15th Cairo Citizen


June 17 - When I'm 64


June 17 - Don't Try This At Home


June 17 - Hmmm..."North Cairo"?


June 16 - Mandated "Wellness" Policy


June 15 - IL BTW - From 25 to 50


June 15 - Regular BOE Meeting - Minutes


June 15 - KY Teacher to Appeal


June 15 - Alexander County & Flood Insurance


June 14 - Hearing for KY Teacher Canceled


June 14 - Cairo Receives $50,000 Grant


June 14 - Mayor Calls Cops...They Don't Answer


June 13 - New School Hearing Test


June 13 - Status/Impact of Teacher "Quality"


June 13 - On Skipping a Grade


June 11 - African-Centered Education


June 11 - Forgive Us Our Student Debts


June 8 - Sam Weaver Leaves Cairo


June 8 - When Teaching Is A Beach


June 8 - Fringe Benefits


June 7 - Young Cairo Entrepreneur


June 7 - Jane Doe


June 6 - IL Receives "D" for Social Studies Standards


June 6 - Just for the Health of It!


June 6 - Cairo Welcome Center


June 3 - The Rich...Get Richer


June 2 - IL Lawmakers Question Education Plan


June 1 - Virtual Student


May 31 - BCBS Prescription Info


May 30 - BCBS Insurance Cards Late


May 29 - Sleeping in Seattle


May 28 - Tear Down That Wall


May 28 - High Test Scores = Cheating?


May 28 - Some Gave All


May 28 - Missing Men


May 27 - New Research Site


May 25 - IL Student Wins National Geography Bee


May 25 - CSD #1 Health Insurance Switch


May 25 - Don't Know Much About...Science


May 24 - Cairo Mayor-Council Feud Continues


May 24 - Governor's Education Budget Proposal


May 24 - State Hearing for KY Teacher


May 22 - No Nuclear Option in Chicago


May 22 - Flyer's Education


May 21 - Join NEA-IEA Retired


May 21 - School Finance 102


May 20 - Graduation & Politics


May 20 - A Weighty Issue


May 19 - Mixed Results for Tester


May 18 - Regular BOE Meeting


May 17 - School Finance 101


May 17 - ISAT Results...Late Again?


May 17 - NAACP Files Suit in Nebraska


May 16 - Miss Haley Retires


May 16 - Calumet District 132 Takeover


May 16 - Overworked


May 16 - Cairo Mayor Makes Appointments


May 15 - Murder Mystery


May 15 - Tutors R US...Uh, Indians


May 13 - Highly Qualified Mandate


May 12 - The Neverending Student


May 12 - "Final" Capitol Report


May 12 - Dunn Named MSU President


May 12 - 50% Dropout Rate...For Teachers


May 11 - CTA Whups Up On "The Governator"


May 11 - Dr. Randy Dunn to MSU?


May 11 - Cairo Mayor Defends Firing


May 10 - Cairo Mayor Fires City Clerk


May 9 - A Lump of Kohl


May 9 - Cairo Councilman - Firearms Charges


May 8 - IL Loop on Educational Research


May 8 - Stepford Children...NOT!


May 8 - Building Reactors in Southern Illinois


May 8 - The Party's Over


May 7 - Virtual Peer


May 7 - "People's Inquest"


May 7 - Reading Comprehension


May 6 - A Moment of Silence...


May 5 - Kohl Heat Intensifies


May 5 - Wanted: Psychometrician


May 4 - Cairo City Council Settles Debt


May 4 - Sam Weaver


May 4 - Kohl Gets Burned


May 4 - Kentucky "Adult Movie" Teacher


May 4 - RIF Rights & Summer Money


May 2 - Special BOE Meeting


May 2 - Reception Honoring Coach Baldwin


May 2 - Not Your Mama's Kindergarten


May 2 - SIU Photography Project


May 1 - Rehash of Cairo's Woes


April 29 - Cairo City Councilman Charged


April 26 - Controversy in Cobden


April 26 - Cairo City Audit Delivered


April 26 - Teacher of the Year


April 25 - Dr. Sam Moves On


April 24 - "Surfing" OK at Work?


April 24 - Katz & Cats


April 24 - Former Cairo Educator Passes Away


April 23 - A Brave New World


April 23 - Fast Times at Regnef High


April 23 - North Pole Conspiracy?


April 23 - School Uniforms


April 23 - ISBE Identifies Teacher Shortages


April 23 - Baptists & Public Schools


April 22 - Coroner's Jury Rules Suicide


April 21 - Billy Chumbler


April 21 - Premature Advertisement


April 20 - Regular BOE Meeting


April 20 - Deja Blue


April 20 - Columbine Copy Cat Rumor


April 19 - Gates Foundation


April 18 - NCLB...Leaving Children Behind


April 18 - When Ya Gotta Go...


April 17 - Love Thy Neighbor...


April 17 - Get High...Lose Aid for Higher Ed


April 17 - Public Displays of Disaffection


April 17 - NCLB Debate at SIU-C


April 16 - Illinois Textbooks


April 16 - CSD #1 Teacher RIF


April 15 - Unexcused Tardies II


April 15 - (Second) Thoughts about Retirement


April 15 - Segregation Returns to Omaha?


April 14 - Musical Banks


April 14 - Studs Pro Union


April 14 - Employment Opportunity


April 14 - Unexcused Tardies


April 13 - "Highly Qualified" Deadline Approaches


April 13 - Attorney Accuses Auditor


April 13 - It Takes A Village...


April 12 - Chicago Tribune on Cairo


April 12 - Food Fight


April 12 - R-E-S-P-E-C-T


April 11 - Southern Illinois Tourism


April 10 - SIU Graduate Assistants to Vote


April 9 - Time Magazine: America's High Schools


April 7 - School Clinic


April 7 - Cairo Inquest Scheduled


March 30 - Take A Bite Out of Crime


March 30 - NCLB Marches On...


March 29 - Education Advice from the Mayo Clinic


March 29 - Where Have They Been?


March 29 - Cairo Spelling Bee


March 28 - Special BOE Meeting


March 28 - USA Today Disses "Teachers"


March 28 - IL Truants Lose Driver's License?


March 26 - The State of Labor


March 26 - 2 R's & a G


March 24 - Education Blog Awards


March 23 - Separate & Unequal


March 22 - IL Primary Results


March 22 - Cairo City Council Boycott Resumes?


March 21 - Primary Election Day in IL


March 20 - Outlook Worsens for Black Men


March 18 - Regular BOE Meeting


March 17 - Buncha Junk


March 17 - Irish Eyes Are Smiling


March 16 - The 65% Solution


March 15 - Cairo Feud Continues


March 15 - Beware of Teacher


March 12 - Minds Full of Hate


March 12 - I Love L.A.?


March 12 - Excuses, Excuses, Excuses


March 12 - $24,500 Tuition...For Preschool!


March 11 - Bush v. Hitler


March 11 - Digital Universe


March 11 - Back to the Future


March 10 - Cairo City Attorney Dies of Heart Attack


March 10 - ISAT...and Waited!


March 10 - Testing, Testing, 1, 2...4?


March 9 - Special BOE Meeting


March 8 - Tip of the Iceberg II


March 8 - Diamond Days Numbered?


March 6 - To Blindly Go...


March 6 - Tip of the Iceberg


March 4 - "Little Brother" is Recording


March 3 - AOL E-Mail Tax


March 1 - EPA & Abandoned Hospital


March 1 - Former Coach Pleads Guilty


March 1 - Lion Versus Lamb


February 28 - 2 Much, 2 Soon?


February 28 - Google Makes History...Available


February 28 - NEA & AFL-CIO Official Announcement


February 26 - An Alternative CAT Universe


February 25 - Smoke...But No Fire, Says NEA


February 24 - NEA & AFL-CIO


February 22 - Another Cloud in the Gathering Storm


February 20 - Storm Clouds Gathering


February 19 - Do the Math


February 19 - Black Diamond in Turmoil


February 17 - Pay (NOT) to Play


February 17 - Regular BOE Meeting


February 15 - Valentine's Day at City Hall


February 13 - Cairo Government


February 12 - Armed & Dangerous


February 12 - Reminder: Cairo Documentary to Air


February 12 - Parents & Teachers - Educational Divide


February 12 - Alexander County Candidates' Forum


February 12 - State of Denial


February 10 - A+ Auto & Home Insurance


February 10 - Cairo Mayor Seeks Re-Election


February 9 - Stonewalling?


February 8 - Cairo City Employees


February 7 - Another Cairo "Double Coverage"


February 5 - Double Coverage of Cairo Woes


February 5 - And Speaking of Absenteeism


February 5 - That New Car Smell


February 5 - A New Car!


February 4 - Cairo Documentary to Air


February 3 - Retirement Home


February 3 - Kenny Johnson Visit


February 2 - Update: Cairo Jail Death


February 1 - Jimmy Ellis Vocational Excellence Award


January 31 - Woe is Cairo


January 31 - Mayor Fires Officers & Dispatcher


January 31 - Another Payday


January 29 - Liberal & Right


January 28 - Now Serving...The Cream of the Crop


January 26 - Cairo City Council - Locked Out


January 25 - Cairo City Council - Charges Racism


January 24 - Cairo's Chris Williams Wins Award


January 24 - Check Your Check!


January 22 - Cairo Officials Discuss Jail Death


January 21 - Lady Colts Advance


January 20 - Yankee Ingenuity


January 20 - Cairo & Sportsmanship


January 20 - Regular BOE Meeting


January 19 - Compliance With ADA


January 19 - What Will Pat Say About This?!


January 19 - Passengers - Beware Teen Drivers!


January 18 - Improper Student-Teacher Relationship?


January 18 - Attempted Abduction at Marion School


January 18 - Cairo News Update


January 17 - Key to Success


January 17 - Teen Blogs


January 16 - Too Young to Relate


January 15 - ABC's 20/20 Trashes Public Education


January 14 - Stepping Out in Marion


January 13 - In Memory of Linda Maborn


January 13 - Garth Brooks & Wal-Mart


January 13 - Maryland & Wal-Mart


January 12 - In Praise of Andy Stern


January 12 - P.S. 48


January 12 - AVID Educator


January 11 - Keno to Fund School Construction?


January 11 - Cairo Soldier Meets GWB


January 11 - War of Words Continues


January 10 - Cairo Council Members End Boycott


January 10 - NCLB's 4th Anniversary


January 9 - Experienced Mouser Wanted


January 9 - Pods...Body Snatchers?


January 8 - Sad News


January 8 - Bottom Line...Resegregation


January 7 - Agreement on Sewers


January 6 - Mayor Seeks to Oust City Council


January 6 - Florida Strikes Down Vouchers


January 6 - Report Card: Standards-Based Education


January 6 - Do Study & Alcohol Mix?


January 5 - Sewer Grant Down The Drain?


January 4 - Man's Best Friend


December 30 - Playing Hooky...In Iraq


December 27 - Council Demands Mayor's Resignation


December 26 - WSJ Op Ed on ID


December 26 - No Christmas Truce


December 25 - A Christmas Cairo


December 24 - Palatine Lifts Curtain


December 24 - Diploma Mill Announces Closure


December 23 - Incentive to Consolidate


December 23 - Wal-Mart & Economics 101


December 22 - Jackson MO Dress Code Controversy


December 20 - No ID In PA


December 19 - Virtual High School


December 18 - UNhappy Holidays


December 18 - Ulrich Files


December 16 - Regular BOE Meeting


December 15 - Man Found Dead in Cairo Jail


December 15 - Your TRS Benefits Report


December 14 - CSD #1 on Oprah?


December 14 - Mound City National Cemetery


December 8 - CCHS Informational Picketing


December 7 - Laptops Anyone...Everyone?


December 7 - Money Problems Solved


December 5 - IL 5th Grade Reading Mess


December 5 - Newspaper Series on Tenure


December 5 - 52 of 69


December 4 - 102 & 85


December 4 - PC (Pepsi Cola) Police


December 4 - No Need for PC Police?


December 3 - Pro-Teacher Newsweek Article


December 1 - Fat Cat


December 1 - Median Household Income


December 1 - Rachel Jones - Reporter's Notebook


December 1 - Online Degrees


November 30 - Check Your Check!


November 30 - White Flight Redux


November 29 - Trico Settles


November 29 - Ya Gotta Show Up?


November 28 - Suspension or Vacation?


November 27 - Proper Parenting


November 26 - Singing Iceberg


November 25 - Trico Talks


November 24 - Education Gone to the Dogs


November 24 - Goins Announces Candidacy


November 24 - Stace England on NPR


November 24 - Happy Thanksgiving


November 24 - NY City Art World


November 23 - Feds Win Round 1...Turkeys!


November 23 - Be Thankful!


November 22 - FBI UNwarning


November 22 - Trico - Day 2


November 22 - Big Mother is Watching!


November 20 - Showdown in Detroit


November 19 - SIU Picks Poshard


November 19 - NCLB Yielding to Pressure


November 18 - Latest Educational Toy


November 17 - Lewis & Clark Memorial Sculpture


November 17 - Paycheck Alert


November 16 - Trico Set to Strike


November 15 - Regular BOE Meeting


November 14 - Pick a Bale of Cotton?


November 14 - Lewis & Clark Sculpture Dedication


November 13 - A Different Perspective


November 12 - Feds After SIU-C


November 11 - Love of Learning


November 11 - The Wrath of God


November 10 - Bargaining Barrier


November 10 - Math Wars


November 10 - School Scores Stagnate


November 10 - Terminator or Terminated?


November 9 - Not Our Fault?


November 9 - How Politics Has Evolved


November 8 - Book Reviews


November 7 - Every State Left Behind


November 3 - Rocky Mountain High...Illinois


November 2 - Obama Offers Leadership


November 2 - Just the Facts, Ma'am!


November 1 - Halloween Hangover


October 30 - Conservative Wisdom


October 30 - Trick or Treat


October 29 - Randy Dunn & Cairo FOP


October 27 - Not-So-Jolly Ol' England


October 26 - @#&% Wal-Mart


October 20 - Regular BOE Meeting


October 20 - NCLB Report Card


October 16 - Check Your Check


October 16 - Welcome Back!


October 13 - Special BOE Meeting


October 13 - "Laughing Stock"


October 6 - Can't We All Get Along?


October 6 - Embezzlement Rocks District


October 4 - Merits Watching


October 1 - Former DOE Secretaries


September 29 - No Direct Deposit


September 29 - Merit Pay


September 28 - East St. Louis Schools


September 26 - Membership Cards


September 25 - Integration by Income


September 21 - Goodbye...Hello


September 20 - Special BOE Meeting


September 20 - Local Katrina Concert


September 18 - Smith & Groves


September 17 - Pension Probe


September 15 - Regular BOE Meeting


September 15 - Changing the Subject


September 13 - Trial Run


September 13 - Payroll Projections


September 6 - Katrina's Kids


August 31 - Well Beyond Rigor Mortis?


August 30 - Check Your Deductions!


August 29 - Make that September 16th!


August 25 - Survey says...


August 24 - IL Superintendent Charged


August 23 - Principal Insurance


August 21 - IL Pension Systems


August 18 - Regular BOE Meeting - Minutes


August 18 - Order in the Classroom!


August 16 - PD Opportunities


August 16 - Back to School Specials


August 13 - TRS, Marion, & Wal*Mart


August 12 - Dunn Stays - 24% Raise


August 12 - Bummer in Marion


August 12 - District Resource Fair


August 11 - New Contracts Distributed


August 9 - Special BOE Meeting


August 9 - Tossed Test Scores


August 6 - Mandated Genocide Instruction


August 5 - TRS Rules Change


July 29 - It Could Be Worse


July 29 - Health Insurance Bugs


July 27 - $685 an hour!


July 25 - Fat Cats


July 23 - Spotlight on Stace England & Cairo


July 22 - Favors for Florida


July 21 - Regular BOE Meeting - Minutes


July 17 - Union School


July 17 - NCLB Success?


July 17 - Cairo Featured in Cobden


July 16 - Survey Says...


July 15 - Marion Teachers File Suit


July 14 - School Security?


July 14 - Manhunt


July 12 - Tony Maltbia Hired as CJSHS Principal


July 12 - Replacing Textbooks With Laptops


July 12 - Will Work For Rent


July 11 - The Rest of the Story?


July 9 - Future of NCLB?


July 7 - NEA RA Wrap-Up


July 7 - Test Scores & Poverty


July 1 - ISBE Modifies NCLB Enforcment