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Should students be allowed to transfer out of the Redmond School District? There is a difference of opinion.  Redmond Schools Superintendent Shay Michaelson says it's an issue of "freedom of choice", however in these times of tight budgets the school board and even the teacher's union have concerns. Judy Newman of the Redmond Education Association says many teachers are not happy about discussing teacher cuts and benefit reductions while allowing students to walk out the door: “At least have maybe a one on one, where if one student wants to come in then they can allow one student to leave.” So far, the School Board is allowing the open enrollment policy to continue, but they want a better exit interview system to students and parents know all the benefits of the Redmond School District. They are concerned there is a misconception of overcrowding.   Superintendent Michaelson says if there is a drop in enrollment, the state allows the $6,000 per student funding formula to be based on the previous year's enrollment.

 

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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