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  • Learners to Earners

    June 2, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    June 2, 2016

    Are Florida’s students prepared for the future workforce? Is the state’s education system preparing them to be Florida’s future earners? According to Georgetown University’s Center on Education and … Read More

  • Highlights of Arizona’s Legislative Session -- Budget

    May 25, 2016

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    Author: Janice Palmer, Vice President and Director of Policy, Helios Education Foundation

    May 25, 2016

    Highlights of Arizona’s Legislative Session -- BudgetThe Arizona legislature recently concluded the 2016 regular session after 117 days.  The budget was passed without any cuts to K-12 education and … Read More

  • Making the Grade: A Decade of Research Experiences for Arizona’s Students

    May 24, 2016

    Author: Brandy Wells, Director of Public Affairs and Education for TGen

    May 24, 2016

    Over the past decade, patients haven’t been the only beneficiaries of the leading-edge research conducted at the Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Since 2007, Arizona … Read More

  • Florida's Future Depends on Today's Learners

    May 24, 2016

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    Author: Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

    May 24, 2016

    That was the prevailing theme when more than 250 business, workforce, education, philanthropy and community leaders gathered together in June in Orlando for the Florida Chamber Foundation's 2016 … Read More

  • The National Institute for Early Research’s State of Preschool Report Shows Highs and Lows of Florida State-Funded Pre-Kindergarten Program

    May 24, 2016

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst, Helios Education Foundation

    May 24, 2016

    The nation continues to show steady progress in state-funded pre-kindergarten enrollment, funding and quality since the Great Recession. At the same time, some states continue to lag behind others … Read More

  • Highlights of Arizona’s Legislative Session -- Legislation

    May 23, 2016

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    Author: Janice Palmer, Vice President and Director of Policy, Helios Education Foundation

    May 23, 2016

    The 2016 Arizona Legislative Session ended on May 7th. Of the 1,247 bills introduced, 388 bills were passed by the legislature, and 374 were signed into law by the Governor. Great work was put in by … Read More

  • Arizona Education on Horizon

    May 22, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    May 22, 2016

    Click below to learn more about how school districts are planning their budgets as they await the results of Proposition 123.  Hear from Lori Garvey, Assistant Superintendent for the Madison School … Read More

  • Proposition 123: A First Step

    May 20, 2016

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    Author: Vince Roig, Founding Chairman and Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    May 20, 2016

    As the final results of the special election have come in, Helios is pleased that the years-long, inflationary, K-12 funding lawsuit between the legislature and our public schools has been settled … Read More

  • The National Institute for Early Research’s State of Preschool Report Reveals Increased State Funding to Arizona Pre-Kindergarten Program

    May 19, 2016

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    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst, Helios Education Foundation

    May 19, 2016

    The nation continues to show steady progress in state-funded pre-kindergarten program enrollment, funding and quality since the Great Recession. At the same time, some states continue to lag behind … Read More

  • Creating a College Going Culture In a Minority-Majority School District

    May 18, 2016

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    Author: Toni Badone, Superintendent, Yuma Union High School District

    May 18, 2016

    Four years ago, the Class of 2016 walked into the classrooms of Yuma Union High School District as freshmen and began a unique journey.  During the journey, the students of the Class of 2016 made … Read More

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