DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com
Heather Burke, 9, who attends Dena Boer Elementary holds a sign saying "If You Can Read This Thank A Teacher" at a Salida Union School District board of education meeting at Salida Middle School, in Salida, Calif., on Tuesday, February 16, 2010.
DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com Heather Burke, 9, who attends Dena Boer Elementary holds a sign saying "If You Can Read This Thank A Teacher" at a Salida Union School District board of education meeting at Salida Middle School, in Salida, Calif., on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. Modesto Bee
DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com Heather Burke, 9, who attends Dena Boer Elementary holds a sign saying "If You Can Read This Thank A Teacher" at a Salida Union School District board of education meeting at Salida Middle School, in Salida, Calif., on Tuesday, February 16, 2010. Modesto Bee