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Family wants donation to UW tennis program returned, claims it was misused | Local Education

Alvarez added that Coyle had “indicated support” for designating the gift to facilities needs. Lucas also said in his emailed statement that athletics staff were in touch with the Coyle family, including in-person visits, phone calls and emails in which they “expressed personal support and enthusiasm” for using the gift toward stadium renovations. Coyle denies that was the case.

The Board of Regents’ business and finance committee granted Alvarez’s request in October 2016, and the UW-Madison athletic department announced the donation as a gift for an existing campaign to raise $2.5 million.

“Perhaps the school was not required to issue

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Family wants donation to UW tennis program returned, claiming it was misused | Local Education

Alvarez added that Coyle had “indicated support” for designating the gift to facilities needs. Lucas also said in his emailed statement that athletics staff were in touch with the Coyle family, including in-person visits, phone calls and emails in which they “expressed personal support and enthusiasm” for using the gift toward stadium renovations. Coyle denies that was the case.

The Board of Regents’ business and finance committee granted Alvarez’s request in October 2016, and the UW-Madison athletic department announced the donation as a gift for an existing campaign to raise $2.5 million.

“Perhaps the school was not required to issue

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Willmar Schools adjust budget to reflect pandemic effects

Apr. 16—WILLMAR — Willmar Public Schools will have a larger than expected budget deficit this year due to the effects of the pandemic.

The Willmar School Board adopted a revised 2020-21 budget at its meeting Monday.

Due to the effects of the pandemic, revenue has been reduced in some areas and increased in others. The same goes for expenditures.

Business and Finance Director Kathryn Haase said, “Being down about 200 students is really the primary reason the deficit for this year is greater.”

State aid to schools is based on average daily enrollment, so fewer students mean less funding.

Enrollment

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Barbara Corcoran says homebuyers are ‘depressed for good reason’ [Video]

Home prices in the U.S. have skyrocketed as a shortage of homes for sale has been fueling bidding wars — a good thing for sellers but not so much for buyers.

The housing market has been a bright spot through most of the COVID-19 pandemic, as other parts of the economy like leisure and travel suffered. Historically low interest rates in 2020, pent-up demand for bigger homes (as millions of Americans began working from home full-time), and record low inventory (even prior to the pandemic) has elevated sales activity.

“From what I’m seeing the buyers are panicked, depressed for good

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18 Massachusetts high schools add ‘Innovation Pathway’ programs to curriculum

WEST SPRINGFIELD — In an effort to further prepare students for careers after high school, the state has recognized 18 schools offering “Innovative Pathway” programs in everything from business and finance to manufacturing and health sciences.

“These early career programs provide students tremendous opportunities for future success in and out of the classroom by building partnerships with local employers to equip students with experience and knowledge in a growing field,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement.

In October 2019, Baker and Lt. Gov. Karen Polito announced the availability of $1.8 million in grants over three years from American Student

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