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Irvine schools’ measure to be on November ballot

July 25, 2012 | OC Register

IRVINE – A school-funding initiative to increase the city’s support of Irvine schools to $4 million annually will be on the November ballot.

The City Council Tuesday night approved the ballot measure, The Irvine Support Our Schools Initiative of 2012, to more than double the $1.5 million in annual support that Irvine already gives to area schools. Read more…


Measure would double Irvine’s support for schools

March 12, 2012 | OC Register

An initiative to more than double city support for Irvine schools from 2013 to 2016 was proposed for the November ballot early this month.

If passed by voters, Support Our Schools would continue and increase city support for the Irvine and Tustin Unified School Districts as outlined in the Irvine Educational Partnership fund and the Challenge Match Grant program through 2016. Read more…


Irvine school district will have potential $10 million budget gap

By Samantha Schaefer
February 23, 2012 | OC Register

California’s potential 2012-2013 budget plan could cost the Irvine Unified School District $11.5 million.

Next year, K-12 schools could be hit with $4.8 billion “trigger cuts” if Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed tax hikes do not gain voter approval in the November election. Read more…


Initiative Launched to Double City Funding of Irvine Schools

By Staff
February 22, 2012 |

Irvine – Irvine City Councilmember Larry Agran, Chair of Support Our Schools, today announced the beginning of a campaign to more than double city financial support for Irvine schools. Read more…