Sunnyside wants to shut down two district schools as part of an effort to close a budget gap after the district's override failed.
Los Ranchitos Elementary School would close and reopen as as a parent engagement center, Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo told the district's school board tonight.
The district also would close Chaparral Middle School and reopen it as a k-8 fine arts school.
The closures, along with numerous other cuts, are expected to save the district about $5.6 million dollars.
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