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  • How Young Children Learn

    February 23, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 23, 2015

    In laying the foundation for success in school and beyond, the ages between birth to eight are the most critical in a child’s development. Ensuring young children have access to quality early … Read More

  • Quality Counts: Arizona and Florida State Highlights

    January 14, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 14, 2015

    Recently, Education Week released their annual Quality Counts report which grades each state in the nation on their overall education performance.  This year’s report provides overall letter grades … Read More

  • Warm Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season

    December 23, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 23, 2014

    From Helios Education Foundation's Board and Staff we hope this holiday season is filled with excitement and inspiration.

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  • Educators Throughout Arizona Meet to Discuss College and Career Readiness of Arizona Students

    December 17, 2014

    Author: Rebecca Lindgren, Marketing Communications Director, Helios Education Foundation

    December 17, 2014

    On December 9, more than 85 school district professionals from 14 Arizona school districts gathered together to discuss how to help their students on the path toward college and career readiness. … Read More

  • Arizona Awarded Preschool Development Grant by the U.S. Department of Education

    December 16, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 16, 2014

    Recently, the state of Arizona was awarded a Preschool Development Grant by the U.S. Department of Education to help enhance the infrastructure to provide high-quality preschool programs throughout … Read More

  • Message from the President and CEO

    December 11, 2014

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    December 11, 2014

    In October, Helios launched a year-long celebration marking the Foundation’s 10-year anniversary. Through a decade of strategic partnerships and investments in education, we are pleased to share that … Read More

  • Postsecondary Challenges require a Community Solution

    December 5, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 5, 2014

    Helios Education Foundation believes firmly in the transformational power of education. From an early literacy foundation established prior to kindergarten, to college and career readiness integrated … Read More

  • First-Generation College Students Need Help to Dream Big

    November 21, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 21, 2014

    The challenges of a postsecondary education can seem overwhelming to students who find themselves struggling financially. Add to financial hardship the pressure of curriculum and growing a … Read More

  • Developmental Education

    November 7, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 7, 2014

    One third of all new college students begin their higher education journey at community colleges1 where open enrollments make access easier. But once enrolled, these students immediately encounter … Read More

  • The Secret to College Access: It's About More Than Grades and Scores

    November 7, 2014

    November 7, 2014

    What does it take to get into college? Traditionally, the answer has been strong academics: good grades and test scores. The mantra was: If you make the grades, you can get into college. … Read More

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