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  • 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

  • The U.S. Department of Education Releases 2019 Condition of Education Report

    June 17, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    June 17, 2019

    By June 1 every year, The National Center for Education Statistics submits the Condition of Education report to Congress. Comprised of educational indicators spanning the continuum from early … Read More

  • The Education Commission of the States Day at the Arizona State Capitol

    June 12, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    June 12, 2019

    The Governor’s Office of Education, in partnership with Achieve60AZ and Helios Education Foundation, recently hosted the Education Commission of the States Day at the Arizona State Capitol.  It was … Read More

  • Partnering with Helios Education Foundation

    May 24, 2019

    Author: President Judy Genshaft, University of South Florida

    May 24, 2019

    The University of South Florida, a Preeminent research university, was founded in 1956 with a bold mission and a weighty responsibility. Optimistic and ambitious, early leaders of USF envisioned a … Read More

  • A Conversation with Superintendent Kathy Hoffman

    May 24, 2019

    May 24, 2019

    Kathy Hoffman was elected Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction in November, 2018 and took office last January.  We recently asked her to share her perspective on education in Arizona.

    What … Read More

  • University South Florida Mentor-Graduate Luncheon

    May 21, 2019

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    May 21, 2019

    True to the motto “We must lift as we climb” graduates of the University of South Florida’s (USF)  Latino Scholars program honored mentors and supporters, including Helios Education Foundation, at … Read More

  • Inaugural Cohort of Ready Now Yuma Scholars Selected

    May 9, 2019

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    May 9, 2019

    In 2012, Helios Education Foundation partnered with Yuma Union High School District and an initiative called Ready Now Yuma was born. This initiative provided all students in the district with access … Read More

  • New Report from America’s Promise Highlights Efforts in Tucson, Arizona

    April 16, 2019

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    April 16, 2019

    Today, America’s Promise Alliance’s Center for Promise released a new report, More Than a Village:  Perspectives on Re-engagement in Tucson, which highlights the critical role that positive and … Read More

  • Using National Student Clearinghouse Data for Student Success

    April 12, 2019

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    Author: Michelle Boehm, Analytics and Evaluation Director

    April 12, 2019

    What is the National Student Clearinghouse?  

    The National Student Clearinghouse is a nonprofit national high education data collaborative whose mission is to serve the education community through … Read More

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