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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1995 | RUSS LOAR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The county bankruptcy has inspired the leaders of several school district fund-raising groups to create a countywide education foundation. Their ambitious goal is to create a $50-million endowment fund with donations from corporations previously reluctant to favor one school district over another. Endowment fund interest income would be distributed to district foundations on a per-student basis for support of specific programs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1995 | RUSS LOAR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The county bankruptcy has inspired the leaders of several school district fund-raising groups to create a countywide education foundation. Their ambitious goal is to create a $50-million endowment fund with donations from corporations previously reluctant to favor one school district over another. Endowment fund interest income would be distributed to district foundations on a per-student basis for support of specific programs.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 4, 1996 | DEBRA CANO and JOHN POPE
Linda Jennings, executive director of the Tustin Public Schools Foundation, has stepped down from her six-year post to pursue other interests, officials said this week. Since the foundation was formed in 1989, Jennings has helped secure more than $500,000 in donations, which have funded Tustin school programs in math, science, language studies, performing and fine arts, and technology.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1995
School officials recently honored auto dealer Joe MacPherson for donating about $11,000 to the Tustin Unified School District during a summer fund-raising campaign that raised about $165,000 for Orange County schools. MacPherson, president and founder of five auto dealerships in the county, donated $50 for each car sold or leased from May 19 to Sept. 4. Customers were asked if they wished the money to go toward a specific school.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1995
The creation of a countywide education foundation is a wonderful idea that deserves support and encouragement. The notion of a regional approach to enlisting corporations in the support of public schools has been out there for a while. Several existing school district fund-raising groups have been motivated by the bankruptcy to create one $50-million endowment fund, called the Orange County Public Schools Fund, to serve the entire county. The time is especially right.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 1995
An increase in state funding for students and a heartening groundswell of community support have made the back-to-school season in Orange County less devastating than was predicted soon after the county declared bankruptcy. But if there have been short-term solutions, the long-term problems remain. County schools are set to recover 90% of their investments in the county's pool, which lost $1.69 billion and led to Chapter 9 last December.
NEWS
March 5, 1996 | ANN CONWAY
Corporate donors to the Orange County Performing Arts Center were honored Sunday at a black-tie dinner held in the Jewel Court of South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. Underwritten and staged by Rockwell International, the four-course feast was one of several events planned for the center's 10th anniversary year.
NEWS
September 4, 1995 | MARTIN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
First, came boxes of scratch paper from a small office in Washington. Then pens, glue sticks, envelopes, math games, typewriters, and used computer equipment from homes and offices around the county began to pour into school districts in the weeks after Orange County declared bankruptcy. Next came a cartload of brand new baseballs--1,200 in all.
NEWS
April 6, 1996 | RUSS LOAR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Advertisers have found a new way around the crumbling barriers that separate the nation's public schoolchildren from the corporate sales pitch: the school lunch menu. Cash-strapped school districts in Orange County and in test locations around the country are handing out to students this month lunch menus garnished with advertisements and decorated with eye-catching cartoons, raising new concerns about the propriety of direct marketing to children.
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