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ICYMI: Tampa area teachers let Gov. Crist hear about SB 6



Teacher protest

Teachers from across the Tampa Bay area gathered in protest Sunday in Spring Hill for the visit of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who was in the county for a fundraiser.

Above, Pasco teacher Nancy Richey talks to Crist about his support of Senate Bill 6, the bill that would overhaul how teachers are paid and evaluated. "I think this (demonstration) will have a huge impact, he's listening to us, and as long as he does whats right by teachers, he'll get my vote," said Richey, who teaches at Hudson Elementary.

5401180 At left, teacher Paul Yates of Hillsborough County demonstrates his displeasure at Crist's performance and his support of the the SB 6 legislation.

CHRIS PRICE | Special to the Times

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:54am]


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