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School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum
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School Board Candidates Address Hot Topics At Forum

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor The six candidates vying for seats on the Chandler Unified School District governing board focused on their strengths and pledged to work on student achievement and wellness if elected. The five...
Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims
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Parents Assail CUSD Over Molest Claims

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh And Colleen Sparks Staff The parents of a 10-year-old Tarwater Elementary fifth-grader who said she was sexually harassed and touched inappropriately by a male student are upset about the Chandler Unified School...
Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support
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Multiple Births Club Helps Moms Find Support

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
Raising children while juggling work and other responsibilities can be a tricky balancing act, especially when a mother gives birth to two or more babies at the same time. That is where local nonprofit group Busy Bee Mothers of...
Much Is Required To Make Our Students Successful Adults
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Much Is Required To Make Our Students Successful Adults

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Robinson Guest Writer Schools today are tasked with so much more than teaching students reading, writing and arithmetic. In addition to instructing on the basics, teachers are tasked with preparing students for the future,...
Local Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students, Veterans
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Local Nonprofit Finds Laptops For Needy Students, Veterans

October 8th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Coty Dolores Miranda Contributor There’s little debate that proficiency in computer technology is critical for the 21st century, but what about those students in elementary through college who have no day-to-day access to...
Your Ballot Influences Quality Of Education, Life
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Your Ballot Influences Quality Of Education, Life

October 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Teri Kimble & Erin Eccleston Guest Writers Do you know how your vote impacts education? Young or old, married or single, working or retired, the strength of our schools impacts us all. Whether East Valley communities...
When ‘Mr. Awesome’ Speaks, The Kids Listen, Laugh And Learn
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When ‘Mr. Awesome’ Speaks, The Kids Listen, Laugh And Learn

October 6th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler For Chandler first- and second-grade students, learning about fire emergencies from their Chandler Fire Pals might help keep them healthy and safe if the unexpected happens. Chandler Fire Pals are a small...
Subsidized Waymo To Downtown Chandler Offered
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Subsidized Waymo To Downtown Chandler Offered

October 5th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor People looking for a cheaper way to get to downtown Chandler without having to take their own cars can check out a new savings program. The Downtown Chandler Community Partnership and Waymo have...
Girl Scouts tackle STEM to earn new badges
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Girl Scouts tackle STEM to earn new badges

September 30th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Several Chandler Girl Scouts quickly folded small pieces of paper, creating various shapes and chatting as an adult leader guided them through an activity-packed Scouts troop gathering. To an...
Hundreds Heed EV Moms’ Campaign To Curb Kids On Social Media
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Hundreds Heed EV Moms’ Campaign To Curb Kids On Social Media

September 28th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh, Staff Writer What started as a Thanksgiving hike became a movement to help parents push back against the digital tide of social media and learn how to control it so that it does not damage their children or their...