Tucson Unified School District teachers and students return to school Monday

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson Unified School District students and teachers will return to the classroom Monday. 

After a week-long statewide teacher walkout, TUSD will reopen its doors after being closed for more than a week. 

On Thursday, Governor Doug Ducey signed an education bill boosting teacher pay and education funding.

As many school districts returned last week, TUSD announced graduation will proceed as planned and the school year will not be extended. 

TUSD states it is looking at changing the bell schedules for each school. 

Monday begins AP testing for students.

Even though there is a signed bill, teachers will still be working towards fighting for more support staff and classroom improvements for the next school year.

As teachers return to Tucson High, they will hold a walk-in at 7 a.m.

The walk-in is about a half hour earlier than previously planned. KGUN9 is told the district changed teacher contract hours to make up for time lost due to the walkout. 
 

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