State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, center, breaks ground with local officials on a special education facility at Joe Stefani School in the Beachwood area on Friday. The officials are, from left, MCOE Board member Chris Chavez, sate Sen. Athony Cannella, Merced County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven E. Gomes, Torlakson, Assemblyman Adam Gray, Merced City Schools Superintendent Rosemary Parga-Duran, and Merced City School Board member Gene Stamm.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, center, breaks ground with local officials on a special education facility at Joe Stefani School in the Beachwood area on Friday. The officials are, from left, MCOE Board member Chris Chavez, sate Sen. Athony Cannella, Merced County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven E. Gomes, Torlakson, Assemblyman Adam Gray, Merced City Schools Superintendent Rosemary Parga-Duran, and Merced City School Board member Gene Stamm. cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, center, breaks ground with local officials on a special education facility at Joe Stefani School in the Beachwood area on Friday. The officials are, from left, MCOE Board member Chris Chavez, sate Sen. Athony Cannella, Merced County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven E. Gomes, Torlakson, Assemblyman Adam Gray, Merced City Schools Superintendent Rosemary Parga-Duran, and Merced City School Board member Gene Stamm. cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com

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August 15, 2014 07:27 PM

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