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Some rough news for employees of the Tucson Unified School District - there will be no pay raises this year. Last year, teachers and staff protested several times to try and get a raise, and did. But that won't happen this year, as the budget apparently has no money left over for raises.
Along with a lot of financial hardships, low employee morale is something School Board President Alex Rodriguez says the district faces. Superintendent Elizabeth Celania Fagan believes employees will be able to overcome that. The good news is that there will be no teacher pay cuts, and the district will not take away certain medical benefits.