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  • College Student Journey: How Supportive Environments Help Students Reach Their Dreams

    November 16, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 16, 2018

    Imagine setting foot in a country you have always dreamed of visiting, but you don’t know the language or the culture, or where to find help. That feeling is probably very similar to the one a first- … Read More

  • Reflections on Election Day

    November 6, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 6, 2018

    If you can read a ballot….thank an educator.

    If you can ask thoughtful questions that lead to better understanding…thank an educator.

    If you can express your point while respecting those that do … Read More

  • NALEO Arizona Statewide Policy Institute Focuses on Equipping Students for the Workforce

    October 23, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    October 23, 2018

    Recently, NALEO Educational Fund held a Statewide Policy Institute focused on workforce development.  The Institute provided policymakers with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge around current … Read More

  • Decision Center for Educational Excellence

    September 25, 2018

    Author: by Joe O'Reilly, Director, Decision Center for Educational Excellence powered by Helios Education Foundation

    September 25, 2018

    As the school year has officially kicked off, educators across Arizona are planning for a very successful school year. To support educators in their plans to increase student success and to inform … Read More

  • Florida Ranked Among The Leaders in Academic Performance by Education Week’s Quality Counts Report

    September 19, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 19, 2018

    The third and final installment of Education Week’s Quality Counts report, which centered on K-12 Achievement, recently ranked Florida 4th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia with an … Read More

  • New Arizona Efforts to Increase FAFSA Completions

    September 17, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 17, 2018

    In order to create a college-going culture across Arizona, Helios Education Foundation has provided a number of investments including the creation of the College Knowing & Going initiative. The … Read More

  • Latest Quality Counts Report Highlights Arizona's Progress on Poverty-Based Achievement Gaps

    September 17, 2018

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 17, 2018

    The third and final installment of Education Week’s Quality Counts report was recently released and indicates that Arizona, as well as the nation, has work to do to increase student achievement.  … Read More

  • President's Message

    September 17, 2018

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    September 17, 2018

    Recently, Helios published our newest Education Brief entitled, “Financial Aid from Entry to Completion.”  In this brief, we talk about the challenges and realities of the costs of college and how … Read More

  • Pinellas County Leaders Explore Countywide Degree Attainment

    September 17, 2018

    Author: Stacy Baier, President, Pinellas Education Foundation

    September 17, 2018

       This fall, almost 17 million students across the country are expected to start and continue their higher education. Some students are relishing the opportunities of enlightenment, exploration and … Read More

  • Education Brief Explores Strategies that Result in Postsecondary Degree Completion

    September 5, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 5, 2018

    Helios Education Foundation, in conjunction with the nonpartisan, non-profit research firm WestEd, examined financial aid supports throughout the country to find innovative strategies that result in … Read More

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