Future Plans™, a collaborative effort between Pinellas County Schools and the Pinellas Education Foundation and funded in part by Helios Education Foundation, is a college and career guidance program which evaluates student aptitudes, values and interests in alignment with 21st century careers.
MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research firm, released new findings today from a rigorous evaluation of the Mathematics Access Performance Scholarship (MAPS) program at two campuses of Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida.
The Helios Education Foundation has awarded a $49,926 grant to Improving Fifth Grade Students' Understanding of Rational Numbers, a project instituted by the University of Arizona College of Education.
The statistics are staggering: among 30 developed countries, the U.S. is ranked 25th in math and 21st in science. Literacy is the number-one predictor of a child's ability to succeed in school. In fact, the majority of kids who read below grade level in first grade will most likely still read below grade level in the fourth grade and may never catch up. Now, a new documentary film dares to shed light on the country’s educational system and hopes to spark a social action wave aimed at ensuring a quality educational system for every student in the country.