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  • 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

  • It Comes In Threes

    August 3, 2016

    Author: Vanesa Contreras Rodriguez - Summer Intern

    August 3, 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

  • Collaborating to Achieve Results

    August 1, 2016

    Author: Michael Preston, Executive Director, Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Universities

    August 1, 2016

    Higher education is a competitive business. Competition is fueled by a need for universities to consistently grow, jockey for research dollars, and to place themselves at the top of the college … Read More

  • No Wrong Answers

    July 10, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 10, 2016

    John Choo Chew, a 10th grader at Countryside High School in Clearwater, Fla., was trying to decide between two different postsecondary pathways—cyber security and medicine.   Then he used Future … Read More

  • Challenging, Supporting and Preparing Yuma Students

    July 9, 2016

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 9, 2016

    April Garcia entered Vista High School in Yuma four years ago with specific plans not to attend college.  “I was going to graduate from high school and be a truck driver,” she said.Viridiana Rosas … Read More

  • Helios Education Foundation is Committed to Florida's Future

    July 8, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 8, 2016

    Helios Education Foundation is committed to ensuring every individual in Arizona and Florida has the opportunity to attend and is prepared to succeed in postsecondary education.   

    In Florida, … Read More

  • The Arizona Department of Education Releases Preliminary Statewide AzMERIT Assessment Results

    July 7, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 7, 2016

    The Arizona Department of Education recently released preliminary state results of the AzMERIT (Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching), the statewide achievement test in … Read More

  • Florida Child Well-being Ranking Slips Three Spots According to Kids Count Report

    July 7, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 7, 2016

    Florida’s overall child well-being rank slipped three spots from 37 to 40, according to the most recent Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The annual report tracks state outcomes … Read More

  • Arizona Shows Slight Gains in Child Well-being Ranking According to Kids Count Report

    July 7, 2016

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    July 7, 2016

    Arizona’s overall child well-being rank moved up one spot from 46 to 45, according to the most recent Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The annual report tracks state outcomes … Read More

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