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PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona teachers’ walkout over pay and education funding shows no sign of ending as major school districts say schools will remain closed Monday.

The unprecedented job action began Thursday and continued Friday, resulting in closures of schools that educate the vast majority of the state’s 1.1 million public school students.

Districts whose schools will be closed Monday include several in suburban Phoenix as well as down south in Tucson and up north in Flagstaff.

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It’s the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP legislative leaders say they have a budget agreement to boost teacher pay by 20 percent by 2020 to deliver on a commitment to teachers.

Leaders of teacher groups say the agreement at this point is only a press release and that their other concerns remain unaddressed.

Summit High School social studies teacher Jotwan Daniels, in front, marches during a teacher rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

Summit High School social studies teacher Jotwan Daniels, in front, marches during a teacher rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

Scottsdale, Ariz. school teacher Sandy Flayton rallies outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Scottsdale, Ariz. school teacher Sandy Flayton rallies outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It’s the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It’s the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix, on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It’s the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It's the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers rally outside the Capitol, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Phoenix on their second day of walkouts. Teachers in Arizona and Colorado walked out of their classes over low salaries keeping hundreds of thousands of students out of school. It’s the latest in a series of strikes across the nation over low teacher pay. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Teachers gather for rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

Teachers gather for rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

Summit High School teachers Courtney Smith, center, and Melissa Spaly, left, hold up placards during a teacher rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

Summit High School teachers Courtney Smith, center, and Melissa Spaly, left, hold up placards during a teacher rally, Friday, April 27, 2018, in Denver. More than 10,000 teachers from more than 20 districts scattered across Colorado are demonstrating as part of a burgeoning teacher uprising from the East to the interior West that is demanding more tax dollars be spent in public schools. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)

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