2 Sunnyside schools could close in cost-cutting move

2013-11-12T18:45:00Z 2013-11-12T18:53:51Z 2 Sunnyside schools could close in cost-cutting moveJamar Younger Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
November 12, 2013 6:45 pm  • 

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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