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  • In the Public Policy Space

    September 29, 2016

    September 29, 2016

    Through our Arizona Latino Student Success and Florida Regional Student Success efforts, Helios Education Foundation is working to ensure that low-income, underrepresented, first-generation students … Read More

  • Recently Released ACT Data Highlights Urgency of Increasing College and Career Readiness Rates

    September 22, 2016

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research & Evaluation Analyst

    September 22, 2016

    The ACT college entrance exam is a critical indicator of whether high school students are prepared to succeed in postsecondary work.  It not only provides individualized information about college … Read More

  • Helios' Vice President and Director of Research and Evaluation Selected as 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow

    September 22, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 22, 2016

    Dr. Paul Perrault, Vice President and Director of Research and Evaluation for Helios Education Foundation has been selected as a 2016 Flinn-Brown Fellow.  He joins 35 other individuals from across … Read More

  • The Case for Accelerating Latino Student Success in Arizona

    September 19, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 19, 2016

    Helios Education Foundation recently released a new education brief, titled, The Case for Accelerating Latino Student Success.  While we have seen many steps in the right direction toward improving … Read More

  • Steps to Success

    September 16, 2016

    Author: Collaborative Communications Group

    September 16, 2016

    At the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable - an initiative of WestEd -  15 mayors from across the state convene to discuss the policies they can implement to ensure all Arizona students are college … Read More

  • Grantee Perception Survey

    August 29, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 29, 2016

    Recently, Helios Education Foundation, in partnership with the Center for Effective Philanthropy, conducted a Grantee Perception Survey.  Our goal for this survey was to assess the effectiveness of … Read More

  • Talent Development Network Provides Unique and Valuable Work Experience for Students

    August 23, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 23, 2016

    Helios is proud to support the Talent Development Network in partnership with Florida International University.  The Network provides students in South Florida with on-the-job experience in high … Read More

  • The Beauty of Cultural Diversity

    August 19, 2016

    Author: Vanesa Contreras Rodriguez - Summer Intern

    August 19, 2016

    Vanesa Contreras Rodríguez is a student at Arizona State University, studying entrepreneurship in the W.P. Carey School of Business.  As a student
 who is passionately committed to her community, … Read More

  • Statewide Alliance Launches Achieve60AZ to Boost Educational Attainment for All Arizonans

    August 18, 2016

    Author: Rich Nickel, President and CEO, College Success Arizona and Darcy Renfro, Director, The Arizona We Want Institute

    August 18, 2016

      The most powerful instrument of economic development and healthy communities is the number of adults in Arizona with a high-quality postsecondary credential. By 2020, 68 percent of all jobs in … Read More

  • Beyond Prop 123

    August 12, 2016

    Author: Janice Palmer, Vice President and Director of Policy, Helios Education Foundation

    August 12, 2016

    The long-term prosperity of Arizona and its residents depends on a quality education system that effectively prepares its students for success in college, career and life.  Arizona has one of the … Read More

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