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TUSD orders staff to take mandatory discipline training

Posted at 10:02 PM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-27 01:09:37-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Unified is taking drastic action to deal with the continued discipline issues.

It's now ordering mandatory training on the new student code of conduct.

This is the email sent out today describing the online course.

Teachers, teacher's aides, principals and assistance principals must complete the course.

No word on a deadline.

Earlier this month, the district's leadership team addressed teacher feedback that revealed challenging conditions in classrooms.

Our years long KGUN 9 investigations revealed low level incidents were a major contributor to escalating discipline issues.

Teachers told the leadership team, that continues to be a big problem.

The course includes training on the code, restorative practices, and consequences.