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  • Community Leaders are Elevating Excellence in Pinellas County High Schools

    January 31, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 31, 2020

    Education beyond high school has long been viewed as the gateway to economic prosperity. In fact, the Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation indicated in their Florida Jobs 2030 report, the state … Read More

  • Working Together Across Arizona and Florida to Increase Early Literacy

    January 30, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 30, 2020

    At Helios Education Foundation, our ultimate goal is for every student in Arizona and Florida to complete a postsecondary degree. That is why we believe learning should begin as early as possible.  … Read More

  • Two-Way Immersion Classes Build Path for Academic Success

    January 28, 2020

    Author: Michael Robert, Superintendent, Osborn School District

    January 28, 2020

    The preschoolers were a mix of English and Spanish speakers. They sat quietly as their teacher read them a story, then put down the book. Now it was   their turn. Whether the book had been read in … Read More

  • Building Trusted Relationships with Florida Students

    January 24, 2020

    Author: Jillian Hasner, President and CEO, Take Stock in Children

    January 24, 2020

    This year, Take Stock in Children is celebrating our 25th year of providing mentors, scholarships, and hope to Florida students in poverty. For those unfamiliar with Take Stock, our signature … Read More

  • President's Message

    January 22, 2020

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    January 22, 2020

    January 1 not only marked the start of a new year but it was also the dawn of a new decade.  A new decade provides an opportunity for our nation to conduct a national census.  The census is done … Read More

  • Universities form Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities to Accelerate Innovation Toward Student Success

    January 10, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 10, 2020

    Connecting student potential to limitless possibilities through the completion of a postsecondary degree is more than an aspirational goal for Helios Education Foundation. Ensuring all students, … Read More

  • Collaboration and Innovation Uplift Parramore Residents in Orlando

    December 19, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 19, 2019

    In the Parramore neighborhood of Orlando musical legends Ella Fitzgerald and BB King were regulars at the South Street Casino and felt at home at the Wells’ Built Hotel. In the 1920’s Parramore was a … Read More

  • Arizona Voters Support Investing in High-Quality Early Childhood Education Opportunities

    December 18, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 18, 2019

    According to a recent poll conducted by Moore Information, more than 70% of voters support Arizona investing in high-quality early childhood education opportunities. 

    Indeed, the importance of … Read More

  • Student Perspective: First-Generation UCF Student Daniela Garcia

    November 25, 2019

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    Author: Daniela Garcia, University of Central Florida Student

    November 25, 2019

    The post below was a speech given by first-generation University of Central Florida student, Daniela Garcia, at the IGNITE Fundraising Campaign Closing Celebration. 

    Ignite Closing Celebration … Read More

  • President's Message

    November 22, 2019

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    November 22, 2019

    Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court began hearing arguments regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Essentially,  DACA provides more than 700,000 … Read More

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