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  • Ensuring Every Arizona Student is Prepared to Succeed in College, Career and Life

    August 10, 2013

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    Author: Braulio Colón, Vice President and Program Director of Postsecondary Education Initiatives

    Over the past several months, I have had the opportunity to talk with individuals from throughout Arizona about the importance of postsecondary education and the need to ensure all students have the … Read More

  • Ensuring Every Student is Challenged, Supported and Prepared

    August 5, 2013

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Paul J. Luna, President and CEO of Helios Education Foundation, joined Superintendent Toni Badone and more than 500 teachers and staff at the Yuma Union High School District Back to School Kick-Off … Read More

  • Helios’ President and CEO Speaks to STEM Students at Annual Conference

    August 1, 2013

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    Paul Luna, President and CEO of Helios Education Foundation, spoke to a group of more than 250 students today at the Maricopa Community Colleges ACE 2013 STEM Conference.   The Maricopa ACE ( … Read More

  • 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

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