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There's a simple explanation for a low graduation rate in Redmond of just 46% getting their diploma in four years. District spokesman Jon Bullock says many students are taking advantage of a new advanced diploma program that skews the report. "Our four year graduation rate appears lower than the state average and our regional peers because we have over 100 students each year pursue our advanced diploma, although they would be eligible for a regular diploma if they chose to pursue that. So in the 4 year graduation rate they don't look like they're graduates, even though they're qualified to be that." To get a more accurate picture; the five year rate accounts for those students and puts Redmond at 75%, higher than the state five year average of 69%.

 

 

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

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

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.

 

R.A.B. Construction:

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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