Midland Independent School District students began five day in classroom appearances on Monday.

According to NewsWest 9, teachers feel they were already overworked and now with students coming back to the classroom 5-days a week, they feel they were not given any input into the decision.

The district believes in-person learning is the best way to teach students.

“Our mission is to offer instruction which prepares students for college or career, and we believe that having students (other than those that have chosen the Midland ISD Online Academy as a COVID response) on campus five days a week is the best way to accomplish this,” said the district in a press release.

A lot of the teachers are wanting to keep Fridays as virtual days so they can get caught up on virtual lessons, e-mails to students, and grading.

Teachers will continue to rally outside the administration building this week.