District 200: Your Tax Dollars at Work

“Gary Catalani, former superintendent of Wheaton’s District 200, cashed in $288,230 for 185 unused sick days, among other payments, when he left in 2007. He also used 140.5 unused sick days toward retirement, according to records.”

In a day when many families are struggling to pay their mortgages and put food on the table, I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at this latest slap in the face to taxpayers. Actually, I do. Pass the Kleenex.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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