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Fairfax/Fletcher RED Merger Study
The new Regional Education District (RED) Study Committee was formed and began its work on 1/19/11. It's charge is to explore the merger of Fairfax and Fletcher schools into a single school district. We encourage community members to attend and participate in the process.
Announcements
RESULTS OF MERGER VOTE
The proposal to establish the Fairfax/Fletcher Regional Education District (FFRED) failed. The outcome of the Australian Ballot vote on 11/8/2011 is as follows:

Fletcher:     131 NO        –         68 YES

Fairfax:       220 NO        –        136 YES


RED MERGER COMMITTEE STUDY REPORT

  Read the full FFRED Merger Study Committe report here .

MERGER APPROVED AT VT STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
 
Burlington Free Press Story on Merger Approval
Check out the full story here
Warned Articles for Public Votes on Merger
VT State Board of Education Approves Fairfax/Fletcher Merger Proposal
At their meeting on September 20th hosted by BFA Fairfax, the VT State Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the Fairfax/Fletcher RED proposal. RED Study Committee chair Elizabeth Lesnikoski presented the study committee's findings to the Board, focusing on ways the merger would enhance learning opportunities for students.

The next step in the process is a public vote in both communities which will occur on November 8, 2011. Voters are invited to learn more about the merger by attending the upcoming informational meetings.
ACT 153 INFORMATION
Discussion Topics
Contacts
+ Kirsch, Ned
+ Proulx, Ray
+ Soares, Laura
+ Wheel, Natasha
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