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  • Yuma Union High School District Board Appoints New Superintendent

    March 16, 2018

    Author: Helios Education Foundatino

    March 16, 2018

    Congratulations to Gina Thompson, Yuma Union High School District’s (YUHSD) new superintendent.  Ms. Thompson was selected by the District’s board to be the new leader after the retirement of Toni … Read More

  • Statement Regarding Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Tragedy

    February 15, 2018

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 15, 2018

    On behalf of the Board and Staff of Helios Education Foundation, we want to extend our deepest condolences to the residents of Parkland, Florida and the staff and students of Marjory Stoneman … Read More

  • Building Public and Political Will

    January 31, 2018

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    January 31, 2018

    Helios Education Foundation believes that education changes lives and strengthens communities.  As a result, we strategically partner and invest our knowledge, expertise, and resources to create … Read More

  • Arizona Focuses on Postsecondary Attainment Goal

    January 12, 2018

    Author: Michelle Boehm, Research and Evaluation Analyst

    January 12, 2018

    By the time today’s preschoolers complete high school, seven out of every 10 jobs will require some form of postsecondary education.  Increasing the number of Arizonans who have a postsecondary … Read More

  • 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

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