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  • Field Testing an Aligned Assessment

    May 30, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Throughout the past couple of months, students in both Arizona and Florida have been participating in field tests associated with the new Common Core State Standards, called the Florida Standards and … Read More

  • Communications and Awareness Around Higher Standards and Assessments

    May 20, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    As a Foundation focused on ensuring student success, Helios Education Foundation supports the  implementation of higher, more rigorous standards and the adoption of aligned assessments to evaluate … Read More

  • Turning Disconnected Youth into Opportunity Youth

    May 19, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Research recently released from Measure of America indicates that Phoenix ranks fourth among major metropolitan areas in the number of disconnected youth.  These are individuals, ages 16-24, who are … Read More

  • Nation's Report Card: Students Aren't Ready for College and Career Success

    May 12, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    New scores from the Nation’s Report Card were recently released detailing the math and reading performance of high school seniors in 2013.  According to the report, reading and math scores for 12th … Read More

  • Starting the Early Childhood Assessment Conversation

    May 12, 2014

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    In laying the foundation for success in school and beyond, the ages between birth to eight are critical to a child’s healthy development.  Ensuring young children have access to high-quality early … Read More

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