TUSD graduates 2,600 seniors

TUSD graduates 2,600 seniors

TUCSON, AZ (Arizona Athletics) - It's the biggest night of the week for Tucson's largest school district.

Tucson Unified School District will graduate about 2,600 seniors from its 14 high schools on Wednesday night, May 25.

Tucson High Magnet School has the largest Class of 2016.

A total of 596 seniors will get their diplomas, not including the 38 who allegedly tried to cheat the system.

It would've been bigger if not for a grade-changing cheating scandal.

School officials say students got a hold of a teacher's computer password and charged money to improve grades.

Superintendent H.T. Sanchez said the punishment for the 38 seniors accused of participating in the scandal is that they won't be able to participate in the graduation ceremony with their class today.

Tucson High Magnet School's graduation starts at 7 p.m.

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