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San Luis teachers vow against in-person classes as COVID-19 cases surge


SAN LUIS, Ariz. ( KYMA, KECY) - As cases of the coronavirus continue to spike in Yuma County, dozens of local educators in San Luis, Ariz., are standing up against traditional in-person classes from resuming for the upcoming school year.

Several teachers tell News 11's Carmen Valencia that they do not feel safe returning to their classrooms. And that although districts are doing all they can to reduce the risk of anyone contracting the virus, several do not want to risk their health.

Educators are organizing a Motor March in San Luis, Arizona, today beginning at 5 p.m. to make their voices heard.

Tune in to News 11 at 5 p.m. to hear more from the organizer and one local teacher on why they think districts in Yuma County and across the state should pause on going back to school.

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Carmen Valencia

Carmen Valencia joined KYMA in early September of 2018 as a multimedia journalist.


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