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  • AzMERIT Data Highlights Need for Focus on Latino Student Success

    October 20, 2016

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research & Evaluation Analyst

    October 20, 2016

    The Arizona Department of Education recently released final state results of the AzMERIT (Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching), the statewide achievement test in … Read More

  • The State of Latino Arizona: School Funding

    October 19, 2016

    Author: Dr. David Garcia, Arizona State University, Anabel Aportela, Arizona School Boards Association, Rob Vagi, Arizona State University and Larissa Gaias, Arizona State University

    October 19, 2016

    Ensuring that all students have access to an excellent education is key to Arizona’s future.  With this in mind, the State of Latino Arizona report sheds light on how two policy mechanisms (i.e. … Read More

  • Helping Young Children Increase Language and Literacy Skills

    October 12, 2016

    October 12, 2016

    It was a sunny October morning on the preschool playground at Montecito Community School in central Phoenix. Four-year-olds are outside racing around on a grassy open space, climbing playground … Read More

  • University of South Florida Celebrates 25 Years of Latino Scholars

    October 4, 2016

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    Author: Patsy Sanchez, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, USF

    October 4, 2016

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF LATINO SCHOLARS

    Twenty-five years in the making, the Latino Scholarship is proud of its many accomplishments: 

    -    A 2016 cohort of 114 … Read More

  • In the Public Policy Space

    September 29, 2016

    September 29, 2016

    Through our Arizona Latino Student Success and Florida Regional Student Success efforts, Helios Education Foundation is working to ensure that low-income, underrepresented, first-generation students … Read More

  • Recently Released ACT Data Highlights Urgency of Increasing College and Career Readiness Rates

    September 22, 2016

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research & Evaluation Analyst

    September 22, 2016

    The ACT college entrance exam is a critical indicator of whether high school students are prepared to succeed in postsecondary work.  It not only provides individualized information about college … Read More

  • Helios' Vice President and Director of Research and Evaluation Selected as 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow

    September 22, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 22, 2016

    Dr. Paul Perrault, Vice President and Director of Research and Evaluation for Helios Education Foundation has been selected as a 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow.  He joins 35 other individuals from across … Read More

  • The Case for Accelerating Latino Student Success in Arizona

    September 19, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 19, 2016

    Helios Education Foundation recently released a new education brief, titled, The Case for Accelerating Latino Student Success.  While we have seen many steps in the right direction toward improving … Read More

  • Steps to Success

    September 16, 2016

    Author: Collaborative Communications Group

    September 16, 2016

    At the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable - an initiative of WestEd -  15 mayors from across the state convene to discuss the policies they can implement to ensure all Arizona students are college … Read More

  • Grantee Perception Survey

    August 29, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 29, 2016

    Recently, Helios Education Foundation, in partnership with the Center for Effective Philanthropy, conducted a Grantee Perception Survey.  Our goal for this survey was to assess the effectiveness of … Read More

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