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• I  rvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF): “Great Schools Don’t Just Happen” I  PSF ( provides nearly $5 million annually to programs for reduced class sizes; enrichment; STEAM-related curriculum; music and instrument rental; health and wellness; innovation grants; and college scholarships. • Irvine Company: “Children Are Our Future” Irvine is also recognized for having the most successful school district in California due in large part to Irvine Company’s philanthropy, public policy initiatives, and master planning. To date, Irvine Company has gifted $40 million t  o IUSD for its popular Excellence in Education Enrichment Program with an emphasis on science programs. • STEAM Education IPSF works with corporate sponsors to help fund STEAM-related programs such as the IUSD Science Fair, Donald Bren Honors Concert and the Irvine CubeSat STEM Program to develop high interest in science and related subjects. 6 • Irvine CubeSat Program The Irvine CubeSat program provides STEM educational resources to high school students to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and to create opportunities for underrepresented groups in STEM-related fields, including women and minorities. • Enrichment Programs IPSF provides quality cost-efficient programs such as Summer Enrichment Academy, Afterschool Classroom Enrichment, and Specialty Camps with curriculum in art, music, chess, coding, sports, digital animation, math, and science. • Collaboration with Local Universities Irvine schools collaborate with local universities to generate interest in STEAM programs. For example, University of California, Irvine offers programs to motivate a new generation of future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians with research programs, state math competitions, modeling programs, and Russian math. TUSTIN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (TUSD) Schools of Choice Irvine is also served by the Tustin Unified School District (http://destinationtusd. org/), a high-ranking district with 7 National Blue Ribbon Schools and 24 California Gold Ribbon Schools known for their STEAM programs. Distinctive Attributes and Programs • Heritage Elem