TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board voted unanimously to temporarily close the district.
Here is a breakdown of the resolution that passed Tuesday night, May 1:
1A. Any closure days shall be automatically added so that all students will receive required instructional time.
1B. Teachers will still work 207-day contract through extended calendar.
1C. Non 12-month employees not come to work... 12-month employees required to report to work.
1D. Non 12-month employees will not have to submit leave requests for declared closure days.
1E. Hourly employees not paid for closure days. But hourly employees making up school days added to calendar will be compensated for that time worked.
2. High schools hold graduation as scheduled. But diplomas won't be distributed to students until Superintendent or designee can certify student work met requirements.
3. TUSD Food Service breakfast and lunch continues through closure, as long as financially feasible.
4. TUSD child care programs continue through closure, as long as financially feasible.
5. Superintendent is authorized to determine when instructional activities safe to resume.
All TUSD schools will be closed the remainder of the week, Superintendent to determine when schools will reopen.