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South Bend schools making plans for first $9 million in referendum projects | Education

SOUTH BEND — The South Bend school board is setting the stage for the first school improvement projects that are being paid for with the district’s 2020 referendum dollars.

The board approved 11 bids Monday night for roofing, paving and other facilities improvements to be completed across the district this summer.

The bid awards come after the board approved in January $9 million in spending from the South Bend district’s $54 million capital projects referendum passed by voters last summer.

A second question on last June’s ballot asked voters to approve an operating referendum expected to bring $20.5 million annually

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WVSU not raising tuition, but meal plan, dorm charges increase | Education

West Virginia State University won’t be raising tuition next academic year, but charges for meal plans and dormitories and two other fees will increase.

The university’s Board of Governors approved these increases Friday, in a voice vote with no dissent:

  • The orientation fee for freshmen and transfer students will rise from $100 to $150;
  • The one-time application fee for graduate students will rise from $28 to $50;
  • Meal plans will increase from $2,267 to $2,562 per semester to $2,351 to $2,657; and
  • A $100 refundable dorm room damage and reservation deposit will no longer be refundable, so the already required
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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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