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  • Arizona's "36ers"

    July 12, 2013

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Helios Education Foundation is focused on creating opportunities for students to succeed in postsecondary education.  Through strategic partnerships such as the Arizona ACT Initiative, we are working … Read More

  • Early Literacy and Arizona's Common Core Standards

    June 28, 2013

    Author: Terri Clark, Arizona Literacy Director

    Reading is the foundational skill for all school-based learning, and a child's ability to read proficiently at third grade is a strong predictor of future academic success. Those who do are much more … Read More

  • YUHSD is Boldly Leading Local Students Into Future

    June 20, 2013

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    Author: Sybil Francis, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Center for the Future of Arizona

    It is no wonder that Ready Now Yuma was recently selected as an Expect More Excellence Tour Spotlight Award winner. Superintendent Toni Badone, a visionary leader with true grit, has set Yuma Union … Read More

  • Paul J. Luna, President and CEO of Helios Education Foundation, Discusses Importance of Collaboration and Partnership at Florida College Access Network Summit

    June 17, 2013

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    On Friday, June 14, Paul J. Luna spoke at the Florida College Access and Success Summit.  The Summit brought leaders together from all industry sectors around improving postsecondary access and … Read More

  • [VIDEO]: Paul Luna Among Most Admired Leaders 2013

    June 3, 2013

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Last week, the Phoenix Business Journal honored Helios Education Foundation President and CEO, Paul Luna, as one of 2013's Most Admired Leaders. Click through to watch a short video of Paul accepting … Read More

  • Stemming the Decline

    May 21, 2013

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    Author: Kevin Burke, University of South Florida

    A program designed to deliver 80 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers to Hillsborough County public middle schools by 2017 is taking shape at USF - and it's being made possible … Read More

  • Making Education Arizona’s Priority

    May 15, 2013

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    There has never been a more important time in Arizona education as we ask ourselves: Do we have the leadership and public will to achieve a world-class education system for all students? Is our … Read More

  • Paul Luna Discusses Education on Horizon

    May 3, 2013

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    As Education Nation kicks off in Phoenix, Paul J. Luna, Presient & CEO of Helios Education Foundation, sat down with Horizon to discuss education in Arizona.

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  • Education Nation Shines Spotlight on Arizona Education through Solutions-Focused Dialogue

    April 29, 2013

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    Author: Vince Roig & Paul J. Luna

    NBC News is poised to shine a national spotlight on the challenges and successes of Arizona’s education system with the roll out of the Education Nation “On-the-Road” Tour in Phoenix May 2 through 10. … Read More

  • 21st Century Career and Technical Education Pathways

    April 19, 2013

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Arizona faces a wide and increasing gap between the skills students leave school with and the skills employers need to successfully compete. High-quality career and technical education (CTE) … Read More

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