Tag Archive for Irvine Unified School District

IPSF Meets 2011 Fundraising Goal

It’s remarkable when, even in a down economy, that a  community that values education can make up where our tax dollars fall short.  And thanks to the Irvine Public Schools Foundation, the community raised $500,000 in 2011 which will be matched by the City of Irvine dollar for dollar. Here’s the press release:  Irvine Public…

Internships up for Bid during Silent Auction at IPSF Gala

One of the biggest advantages in transition from higher education into the workforce is a good internship.  Through an agreement with several local employers, the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) will offer internships at leading companies up for bid in a Silent Auction with the proceeds going to benefit Irvine students.  The inaugural “Spirit of…

Not much of a Race To The Top for Orange County schools.

The Orange County Register reports that Most O.C. districts say no to Race To The Top Reforms. As few as nine Orange County school districts have committed to implement sweeping reforms championed under President Obama’s federal Race to the Top grant program for schools, leaving up to 19 ineligible to receive the potentially millions of federal stimulus dollars that California is seeking.