Parent Resources

College Application Templates
Here are a series of templates to be used during the college application process.

Commitment To Academic Honesty
The Irvine Unified School District has from its inception placed an emphasis  on ethical behavior and academic honesty. To realize our goals for academic honesty will require collaboration and commitment among the school, the teachers, parents and students.

CSIS Participation
The Irvine Unified School District is participating with the California School Information Services (CSIS) Program in the electronic transfer of student data for state reporting to the California Department of Education.

Cyber Bullying
Listed below are a few sites to help better understand cyber bullying.

Family Life Matters
A compilation of family life education offerings and parent support groups sponsored by various agencies in and around Irvine.

High School Interscholastic Athletics
Information, policies, practices and perspectives about Interscholastic Athletics for  parents and athletes is contained in IUSD Athletic Handbooks.
Note: These document are in PDF format.  Adobe reader is downloadable at  no cost.

Irvine School Readiness Program
The Irvine School Readiness Program, a collaboration between parents and professionals, provides an assortment of services to help families with children in the 0-5 age range and early care providers develop skills that build strong families and healthy children who are learning and ready for school.

Parent-Controlled Filtering Software
We believe parents should monitor their children's use of the Internet. While there is no substitute for ongoing dialogue, Parent-Controlled Filtering Software or Kid Desktops can help.

my.IUSD.org (parent portal)
My IUSD.org (parent portal)  is available to all elementary, middle and high school parents. Information needed to register will be sent home after the start of school. 

Parent Support for the Student Internet Use
If you would like help finding good sites for kids, or you are looking for information about child protection tools, a glossary, or other resources for parents, try GetNetWise or SafeKids.com or SafeTeens.com

Spam
According to a recent survey more than 80 percent of school-age children receive unsolicited, commercial email--on a daily basis! Here is some advice for parents.

Instant Messaging
Instant Messaging merits careful monitoring.

Technology Resources Acceptable Use Policy
The Irvine Unified School District computer network provides access to electronic resources and to the Internet.  Every IUSD user is expected to use these resources for educational purposes only; to act in a responsible, ethical, and legal manner.

The College Guidance Book: A Resource For College Bound Students
Customized specifically for Irvine, the College Guidelines offers practical tips and solid advice, for students who are headed for college or university.

Tips for Preventing Student Substance Abuse
Here are some valuable tips for parents relative to preventing substance abuse.

PE Credit via Private Instruction
Students may be eligible for a maximum of 20 units (2 years) of Physical Education via Private Instruction. Read more to determine your students eligibility.

 


Featured Family Site
Some sites are designed especially for families.
Offered as a service to parents ... IUSD intends no endorsement.

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