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School Board to Consider Election Process

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On March 13, 2018, the IUSD Board of Education adopted Resolution No. 17-18-28: Intent to Initiate the Process of Establishing Trustee Areas and Elections By-Trustee Areas. The purpose of this resolution is to commence the process to consider establishing trustee areas for the method of electing members of the IUSD Board of Education. It is important to note, this consideration or process will have no effect on school district or student attendance boundaries.

Board of Education Votes to Put School Facilities Improvement Measure on June Ballot

Over the past several months, the Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) has been communicating about the possibility of IUSD placing a School Facilities Improvement Measure on the June 2016 ballot, which would enable the District to begin modernizing schools that are more than 30 years old so that they have the same academic and safety features as Irvine’s newer school sites.  During Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, which included a public hearing on the matter, the Irvine Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously to place the measure on the ballot and to establish a

IUSD Board of Education approves accountability plan, adopts budget for 2014-15

The IUSD Board of Education has adopted a spending plan for the 2014-15 school year. The plan, which reflects the state’s latest projections from May, as well as the district’s priorities from a brand new accountability report, outlines $257.8 million worth of expenditures – both restricted and unrestricted – against $246.9 million worth of total revenue. The difference will be offset by one-time dollars, as IUSD looks to strategically spend down reserves it built up to weather the state’s fiscal crisis.

IUSD buoyed by improving economy and state's renewed investment in K-12 education

At its March 18 meeting, the IUSD Board of Education voted to certify the Second Interim Report as “positive," meaning the district expects to meet all of its financial obligations for the current year and two subsequent years. That may have been a given, but it's been a while since the state economic outlook was this promising.

Board of Education discusses potential options for district's fifth comprehensive high school

IUSD’s planned fifth comprehensive high school was once again the topic of an in-depth discussion at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting. Among the key takeaways this time around, staff members and planning consultants affirmed that the potential location known as Site A -- owned by Heritage Fields, developer of the Great Park Neighborhoods, and situated near the northeast border of the Orange County Great Park -- has undergone a rigorous environmental review and will likely be cleared by the Department of Toxic Substances Control in early April.


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