Tag Archive for IUSD

Does Irvine need a Site C for the New High School?

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There’s an ongoing battle in Irvine about the site for the city’s 5th high school; site A which is favored by the IUSD school board and the superintendent located a near 1,000 yards from the Orange County Musick Jail and a capped landfill and site B near the Great Park support by the City Council members…

Wasteful IUSD Special Election Looks Certain

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Sources tell TheLiberalOC that petitions with nearly 2,600 signatures were turned into the Orange County Registrar of Voters meaning a special election will be held for the school board.  While the signatures need to be verified, the number far exceeds the necessary numbers needed to qualify. This means a special election that will cost in…

IUSD appoints Ira Glasky to the School Board

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While partisan divides clearly exist on “non-partisan” city council races, when it comes to school boards all that matters is that candidates and electeds share a goal for outstanding public education.  In that spirit, the IUSD board appointed Ira Glasky to the school board to complete the term of Gavin Huntley-Fenner. We applaud the choice.…

Hugh Hewitt is a Finalist for the Irvine School Board

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The Cowardly Lion himself is a finalist for the Irvine Unified School Board seat being vacated by Gavin Huntley-Fenner.  Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt has made the final cut of about a dozen candidates and is being invited back for a final round of interviews by the Irvine School Board. How Hewitt will juggle…

Rep. Wagner’s Partisan District Survey

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State Rep Don Wagner is my elected assemblyman.  I find his brand of politics extreme, and considering he’s in the minority wing of the state assembly, he refuses to compromise and as a result, our district suffers.  IUSD and TUSD are funded well below state averages but when I asked Wagner directly to support lowering…