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Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall." (Community Impact staff)
Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall." (Community Impact staff)

Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall." (Community Impact staff)

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In response to President Trump's tweets, Arizona schools chief urges caution when reopening schools

Kathy Hoffman, state superintendent of public instruction, released a statement July 7 following a July 6 tweet from President Donald Trump stating Trump's belief that "schools must open in the fall."

Deadline for Chandler USD families to select online or in-person schooling is July 14

Chandler USD officials are asking families to choose whether their student will attend school in person or online for the 2020-21 school year by July 14, according to a message sent to families and shared with Community Impact Newspaper.



Turf and Trees Landscaping relocates to Gilbert

Turf and Trees Landscaping moved to 732 W. Commerce Ave., Gilbert, in mid-February. It does landscape maintenance, installation, remodeling, irrigation repair and installation, tree trimming, removal, installation, stump grinding, pest control, termite control, pavers and artificial turf.

Alexa D’Angelo and Tom Blodgett contributed to this report.



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