December 7, 2006
This is one man teachers are definitely going to miss because he helps them negotiate for higher pay. On Thursday night, the Charlottesville School Board recognized John Baldino. He's been an advocate for educators for 32 years.
"I started out with a telephone and a lawn chair in the office, because the furniture hadn't arrived yet. I'm leaving in a little better shape than I found it. I will be around, we're not going anywhere. My wife and I will still be in the community," said Baldino.
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