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  • AZ Earn to Learn - Investing in College Success

    March 10, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    March 10, 2015

    Did you know that by 2018, 61 percent of Arizona’s jobs will require some form of postsecondary training?  Yet, currently in Arizona, only 36 percent of working-age adults have completed at least a … Read More

  • School Readiness – A Neighborhood Priority

    March 9, 2015

    Author: Rebecca Lindgren, Marketing Communications Director, Helios Education Foundation

    March 9, 2015

    On Wednesday mornings, young children and their parents walk through the door of Make Way for Books (MWFB)  in Tucson, Arizona, in great anticipation of who they will meet that day.  On the day I … Read More

  • VIEWPOINTS: Bridging the Latino Achievement Gap

    March 8, 2015

    Author: Paul J. Luna and Tommy Espinoza

    March 8, 2015

    Paul J. Luna, President and CEO, Helios Education Foundation Tommy Espinoza, President and CEO, Raza Development FundNote:  This article originally ran in the Arizona Republic on March 8, 2015. … Read More

  • Arizona Education: Charter Schools

    February 23, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 23, 2015

    Arizona is one of the national leaders in charter schools, which were established here more than 20 years ago. Click below to hear a discusssion on the charter schools movement in Arizona including … Read More

  • How Young Children Learn

    February 23, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    February 23, 2015

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

  • Quality Counts: Arizona and Florida State Highlights

    January 14, 2015

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    January 14, 2015

    Recently, Education Week released their annual Quality Counts report which grades each state in the nation on their overall education performance.  This year’s report provides overall letter grades … Read More

  • Warm Wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season

    December 23, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 23, 2014

    From Helios Education Foundation's Board and Staff we hope this holiday season is filled with excitement and inspiration.

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  • Educators Throughout Arizona Meet to Discuss College and Career Readiness of Arizona Students

    December 17, 2014

    Author: Rebecca Lindgren, Marketing Communications Director, Helios Education Foundation

    December 17, 2014

    On December 9, more than 85 school district professionals from 14 Arizona school districts gathered together to discuss how to help their students on the path toward college and career readiness. … Read More

  • Arizona Awarded Preschool Development Grant by the U.S. Department of Education

    December 16, 2014

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    December 16, 2014

    Recently, the state of Arizona was awarded a Preschool Development Grant by the U.S. Department of Education to help enhance the infrastructure to provide high-quality preschool programs throughout … Read More

  • Message from the President and CEO

    December 11, 2014

    Author: Paul J. Luna, President and CEO

    December 11, 2014

    In October, Helios launched a year-long celebration marking the Foundation’s 10-year anniversary. Through a decade of strategic partnerships and investments in education, we are pleased to share that … Read More

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