Coaches, theater advisors will be paid
May 15, 2020
In line with many school districts across the state and region, Cloquet school board members voted unanimously Monday to pay all spring coaches and activity advisors their full pay — despite the fact that there will be no spring sports season or plays or academic competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the switch to distance learning by all Minnesota schools.
Cloquet activities director Paul Riess submitted a thorough report to the board during the work session Monday, noting that 79 percent of schools had chosen to pay coaches in full by the end of April.
“That includes most of t...