The Chandler USD administration and governing board will meet Jan. 4 with certified and support staff committees to review metrics, gather input and discuss COVID-19 mitigation strategies. A representative from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health will be presenting information and taking questions, according to district officials.

The Chandler USD governing board will meet Jan. 4 at 5 p.m. to review committee input and current data in order to make a recommendation for an instructional path—whether that is in-person or online—for the district moving forward. The meeting can be watched live at

Jan. 3 saw a record-shattering number of new COVID-19 cases across Arizona with 17,236 cases reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services.