Gilbert
4:16 PM Oct 22, 2021 MST

Gilbert’s school districts face learning-loss challenge

While school officials said standardized test results from spring 2021 are concerning, they believe they can help students get back on track from the pandemic.


Gilbert
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District data for schools in Gilbert

Here is a look at data about the three school districts that serve Gilbert.


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Gilbert campus testing data for AzM2 in 2021

The tables reveal test scores from the 2020-21 AzM2 exam, the state’s standardized test for schools



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Gilbert mayor calls for staff investigation; Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Chandler and more top Phoenix-area news

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Phoenix area.


Gilbert

4 Wheel Parts set for grand opening in Gilbert on Oct. 23

The store, part of a national chain, carries parts and accessories for off-road vehicles.


Chandler

Chandler to pilot new tech in mock election this November

The city of Chandler will pilot blockchain technology in a mock mobile election to be held in November.


Chandler

Loop 202-I-10 interchange to close morning of Oct. 23

The Arizona Department of Transportation plans to close the interchange ramp from the westbound Loop 202-Santan Freeway to westbound I-10-Maricopa Freeway in Chandler from 4 a.m. to noon Oct. 23 for maintenance work.



Chandler

Test scores dip as local educators confront unfinished learning

Educators, district officials and education advocates are actively searching for ways to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on kids in school—including addressing a gap in learning many attribute to online learning. 


Chandler

What to know about COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11 in Arizona

Don Herrington, the interim director of Arizona Department of Health Services, sent out a blog Oct. 20 addressing COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11.


Chandler

Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Chandler

A new Dutch Bros location is coming to Chandler.


Gilbert

Gilbert Town Council accepts ethics report findings on mayor

Mayor Brigette Peterson apologized to Gilbert residents and her fellow council members for the moment of poor judgment and said she has been working to grow and learn.



Gilbert

Gilbert mayor calls for investigation into allegations of staff promoting personal political agendas

Gilbert Mayor Brigette Peterson said Oct. 19 she plans to call for an investigation into whether town staff members targeted employees for their political beliefs and used town resources to further their personal political agendas.


Chandler

Chandler hosts local event for National Make a Difference Day on Oct. 23

The city of Chandler is hosting a local event for National Make a Difference Day on Oct. 23, where nearly 1,000 volunteers will come together in observance of For Our City Day Chandler.


Chandler

Gila River breaks ground on fourth casino at Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway

Gila River Hotels & Casinos broke ground on its newest project—Santan Mountain—Monday, Oct. 18, on Gila River Indian Community land just south of Chandler on Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway. 


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Crews working on water line in Gilbert’s Western Powerline Trail

Contractor crews began work Oct. 18 on a water pipeline in the Powerline Trail on the west side of Gilbert Road off the roadway.



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Two schools of different types that have opened in Gilbert

Here are two different types of schools that have opened in Gilbert recently.


Gilbert

Two business changes to know in Gilbert

Here are two recent business changes to know in Gilbert.


Chandler

Whataburger coming to Chandler; median home prices continue to soar in Gilbert and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.


Gilbert

Traffic shifting to north side on Germann Road in Gilbert project area

Germann Road traffic will be shifted starting Oct. 17 to the road’s north side onto newly placed and temporary asphalt through the intersection at Lindsay Road and to the west on Germann Road.



Gilbert

Dignity Health, Kindred Healthcare break ground on freestanding rehabilitation hospital in Gilbert

Dignity Health and Kindred Healthcare broke ground Oct. 13 on Dignity Health East Valley Rehabilitation Hospital-Gilbert, which the partners hope will open in the fourth quarter of 2022.


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Copenhagen Imports opens its doors in Gilbert

The store sells contemporary and modern furniture for home and office spaces.


Gilbert

Higley USD officials demonstrate bond, override uses

Higley USD officials presented before the governing board Oct. 13 how the district has used its maintenance and operations override funds and reallocated bond money from the 2019 election.


Chandler

Chandler plane landmark moving to veterans park; selfie museum opens in Gilbert and more area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Chandler and Gilbert areas.




Chandler

Iconic Chandler plane to move to Veterans Oasis Park

A Chandler landmark is getting a new home, according to a news release from the city of Chandler.