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  • Global Pandemic Exacerbates Student Need

    July 28, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 28, 2020

    Supporting Former Foster Youth During a Time of Crisis 

    Former foster youth face a myriad of challenges in completing a college degree.  While we might assume financial issues are the most … Read More

  • Elevating Teacher Voices in the Midst of a Pandemic

    July 27, 2020

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    Author: Christine M. Thompson, President & CEO, Expect More Arizona

    July 27, 2020

    In late May, Expect More Arizona conducted a voluntary survey of Arizona educators. We asked participants to reflect on the overnight shift to remote instruction, and to share their thoughts and … Read More

  • The Importance of the 2020 Census on Florida

    July 27, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 27, 2020

    The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding flow into communities every year for the next decade. That funding shapes many different … Read More

  • President's Message

    July 27, 2020

    Author: Paul J. Luna, Helios Education Foundation

    July 27, 2020

    As we continue through this challenging and extraordinary time, one of the most important conversations we are having is how to  ensure our students receive a high-quality education whether that be … Read More

  • Project Benjamin Opens Dialogue About FAFSA

    July 24, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 24, 2020

    For many first-generation students, the thought of college can be very daunting. Add to it the ever-changing and very confusing financial aid process. From the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal … Read More

  • The Cuéntame Collaborative

    July 21, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 21, 2020

    Make Way for Books, in partnership with Helios Education Foundation, is working to create and strengthen culturally-responsive, optimal learning environments to ensure young children develop emergent … Read More

  • Helios' Statement on Passing of Congressman John Lewis

    July 20, 2020

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 20, 2020

    Helios Education Foundation joins the collective grieving of the Nation. This weekend, Congressman John Lewis, a lifetime civil rights advocate, public servant, and inspiration to us all passed away. … Read More

  • Access and Equity in Early Childhood Education

    July 2, 2020

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    Author: Michelle Conroy Director, Early Grade Success Initiatives

    July 2, 2020

    The early years of childhood are formative in development, and quality early education experiences play a pivotal role in establishing a strong foundation in learning. A lack of access to quality … Read More

  • Why Foundations are Engaging in Public Policy Efforts

    July 2, 2020

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    Author: Center for Effective Philanthropy

    July 2, 2020

    Below is an excerpt from the first blog post in a five-part series titled, “Foundations and Policy Engagement: Insights in Their Own Words,”  by the Center for Effective Philanthropy on the CEP Blog. … Read More

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