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  • Partnering for Postsecondary Success

    January 12, 2018

    Author: Marlene Spalten, President and CEO, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

    January 12, 2018

    When we formed a local college access network in Tampa Bay three years ago, we knew instinctively that our goal of increasing the number of working age adults with college degrees or high quality … Read More

  • Florida Education Foundations Encouraged to Apply for Hurricane Maria Relief Funds

    January 11, 2018

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 11, 2018

    The influx of students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to school districts across Florida as a result of Hurricane Maria led Helios Education Foundation to partner with the Florida … Read More

  • Arizona Legislative Session Begins

    January 9, 2018

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

    January 9, 2018

    Arizona Governor Doug Ducey opened the 53rd Legislature, Second Regular Session by giving his State of the State Address yesterday that, for K-12 education, focused on the improvement of our public … Read More

  • Innovative Scholarships: Community Support for Degree Completion

    December 1, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 1, 2017

    According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, more than one quarter of all students who enrolled in a postsecondary institution in Fall 2015 did not persist toward completion, … Read More

  • Community Partnership Seeds FUSE Scholarship Fund

    November 30, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 30, 2017

    Helios Education Foundation along with partner, USAmeriBank, proudly announce the establishment of the FUSE Scholarship Fund. FUSE students that follow one of the “graduation pathways” are eligible … Read More

  • Strengthening Arizona's Future: One Education Leader at a Time

    November 29, 2017

    Author: Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, NALEO Educational Fund

    November 29, 2017

    Imagine landing a job that does not pay well, where the desired outcomes seem to constantly change.  There are no resources available to get the job done and you are accountable to countless “bosses” … Read More

  • The Education Opportunity

    November 17, 2017

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    Author: Paul J. Luna, President & CEO

    November 17, 2017

     

    This essay was originally featured as part of the conference guide for the CEOs for Cities National Meeting, held in Phoenix October 30 – November 1.  This annual meeting hosted 300 leaders from 75 … Read More

  • CEOs for Cities - CEO Paul J. Luna Hosts Expert Panel Discussion on Building Community

    November 16, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 16, 2017

    The CEOs for Cities national meeting was held in Phoenix October 30 – November 1.  This annual meeting hosted 300 leaders from 75 cities across North America.  Those in attendance included mayors … Read More

  • Helios Board Member, Vada O. Manager, Recognized by Savoy Magazine

    November 14, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 14, 2017

    Congratulations to Helios Education Foundation Board Member, Vada O. Manager, who was recently honored as one of Savoy Magazine's Power 300: 2017 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors.  Mr. … Read More

  • Breaking Ground on the Future

    October 19, 2017

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    October 19, 2017

    On September 27, a new chapter in Helios Education Foundation’s story began.  Led by the Helios Board of Directors and joined by special community guests, Helios broke ground on our new education … Read More

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