Teachers Protest as Tea Partiers Rally against Spending
They won't be giving governor Rick Scott a shiny apple any time soon. Many Columbia county public school teachers hit the street Friday evening. They said they are outraged by proposed cuts to education. The other side of the argument could be found on the other side of the street as a group loosely associated with the Tea Party rallied.
"As teachers and educators, we have been preached to about collaboration and it seems that the one thing the Governor has not attempted is collaboration," said high school teacher Kevin Doyle.
"We don't have anything against the teachers. We know that they have a hard job. We are just facing such a huge deficit and the money has got to come from somewhere," said Lake City resident Sharon Higgins.
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