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  • Increasing Postsecondary Completion in Arizona

    October 19, 2017

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    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst

    October 19, 2017

    According to Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce, approximately 68 percent of all jobs in Arizona will require some form of postsecondary training by 2020. Thus, in order … Read More

  • Florida Readies Itself to Help Students From Devastated Puerto Rico, Other Islands

    October 12, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    October 12, 2017

    Helios Education Foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of individuals in Arizona and Florida by creating opportunities for success in postsecondary education. In order to elevate community … Read More

  • Arizona Teachers Academy

    September 27, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 27, 2017

    Governor Doug Ducey recently announced a new scholarship program to help address a persisting shortage of qualified teachers in classrooms in Arizona.  The program,  called the Arizona Teachers … Read More

  • Public-Private Partnership Focuses on Early Literacy

    September 27, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 27, 2017

    Helios Education Foundation is pleased to partner with Governor Ducey’s office and the Education Commission of the States to embark on a multi-year, multi-dimensional project to support Arizona’s … Read More

  • Recent AzMERIT Scores Show Incremental, Positive Gains

    September 11, 2017

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst

    September 11, 2017

    The Arizona Department of Education recently released preliminary state results of the 2017 AzMERIT (Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching), the statewide achievement test … Read More

  • Supporting Teachers in Arizona and Florida

    September 5, 2017

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    September 5, 2017

    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at the Cartwright Elementary School District’s annual Back to School event.  Cartwright has a long history in Arizona with its first one-room school opening … Read More

  • Delivering on Our Mission

    August 22, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 22, 2017

    Helios Education Foundation is focused on ensuring that every student in Arizona and Florida graduates from high school prepared to succeed in college and career.  Our work is driven by our strong- … Read More

  • Dual Language Strategies in the Early Grades

    August 18, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 18, 2017

    Our fundamental beliefs in community, equity, investment and partnership drive Helios Education Foundation to ensure that every student, regardless of zip code, receives a high-quality education. As … Read More

  • Examining College Readiness in Arizona

    August 10, 2017

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 10, 2017

    As Arizona strives to remain competitive in today’s global economy, it’s important for all of us to understand the barriers – at home, in school and in the community – that prevent students from … Read More

  • Our New Tampa Office is Open

    August 9, 2017

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 9, 2017

    We are proud to announce that the new Helios Education Foundation Tampa office is open.

    The Foundation is confident that our new office space will create an environment of collaboration and … Read More

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