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  • A Message to College Students as the Year Begins

    July 30, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 30, 2019

    For first-generation college students, navigating a new school environment can be daunting. Succeeding academically once they enroll, and completing a degree are often hindered by the circumstances … Read More

  • Message from the President

    July 30, 2019

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 30, 2019

    As a foundation focused on the success of students in Arizona and Florida, we are celebrating some positive gains in both states toward our mission of greater educational opportunities for students.   … Read More

  • Great Cities Need Great Universities 

    July 25, 2019

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    Author: Michael Preston, Ed.D., Executive Director, Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities

    July 25, 2019

    Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, Florida are great cities to live in, raise a family, start a business, and receive a world-class education. But these cities did not become great on their own. The success … Read More

  • Education Honor is Music to his Ears

    July 24, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 24, 2019

    Dr. Dakeyan Chá Dré Graham, Band Director at C. Leon King High School in Hillsborough County, was named the 2020 Florida Department of Education Teacher of the Year.  

    “Congratulations to Dr. … Read More

  • Florida Department of Education Releases District and School Grades

    July 15, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 15, 2019

    Release of the 2018-2019 Florida School Accountability Report by the Florida Department of Education prompted praise for Florida’s educators and students by Governor Ron DeSantis and Education … Read More

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