Students play basketball during gym class at Turlock Junior High last year. Most families buy gym clothes, but schools cannot make kids purchase necessary supplies to take part in any class.
Students play basketball during gym class at Turlock Junior High last year. Most families buy gym clothes, but schools cannot make kids purchase necessary supplies to take part in any class. Nan Austin Modesto Bee file
Students play basketball during gym class at Turlock Junior High last year. Most families buy gym clothes, but schools cannot make kids purchase necessary supplies to take part in any class. Nan Austin Modesto Bee file
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August 11, 2015 03:08 PM

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