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  • The Education Opportunity

    November 17, 2017

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    Author: Paul J. Luna, President & CEO

     

    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

    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

    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

  • Increasing Postsecondary Completion in Arizona

    October 19, 2017

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    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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