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  • Early Learning Alignment Intends to Increase Readiness

    November 12, 2021

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    November 12, 2021

    Learning starts early as a child observes his environment, mimics sound, and expresses his emotions; regrettably so do education equity gaps. Research indicates seemingly commonplace interactions … Read More

  • Helios Education Foundation's Statement on Pandemic's Impact

    October 27, 2021

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    October 27, 2021

    On Monday, the Arizona State Board of Education released a set of analyses on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the progress of state’s students, drawn from reports it prepared with the State … Read More

  • College Access and Attainment: Strategies and Programs for Men of Color

    October 8, 2021

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    October 8, 2021

    The impact of a college education reaches far beyond any one student. A college degree has the power to change a family’s economic outlook, lift future generations to new heights, and inspire whole … Read More

  • FAFSA Season is Open

    October 1, 2021

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    October 1, 2021

    One of the most intimidating aspects of completing a postsecondary degree is financial uncertainty. Too often students with high potential but low means shy away from pursuing a degree based on the … Read More

  • Tempe PRE (Preschool Resource Expansion)

    September 29, 2021

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 29, 2021

    Success in postsecondary education starts with success in the learning years and Helios is committed to ensuring all students, regardless of background of background or zip code, have access to high … Read More

  • Accelerating Early Literacy: Policies and Investments to Scale What Works

    September 29, 2021

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    Author: Read On Arizona

    September 29, 2021

    Reading is the foundational skill for school success, and research shows that reading proficieny at the end of third grade is a strong predictor of high school graduation and college attendance. … Read More

  • Achieve Miami: Creating Opportunities & Bridging Communities

    September 28, 2021

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    Author: Achieve Miami

    September 28, 2021

    While education disparities have existed for years, the pandemic shone a bright light on various systemic inequities within this country that need to be addressed. In addition to issues of unequal … Read More

  • The Impact of COVID on Academic Performance in Arizona

    September 27, 2021

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    September 27, 2021

    On September 27, the Arizona Department of Education presented a report to the State Board of Education outlining the results of the 2021 AZ Merit 2, Arizona’s standardized test to measure student  … Read More

  • 2021 Arizona State Assessment Results Indicate Need to Support Students and Educators After Pandemic

    August 27, 2021

    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 27, 2021

    Today, the Arizona Department of Education released the results of the 2021 AzMERIT State Assessment.  While the results are concerning, they are not completely unexpected given the upheaval in the … Read More

  • College Access and Success in the Virtual Environment

    August 25, 2021

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    Author: Helios Education Foundation

    August 25, 2021

    As the pandemic wore on during the 2020-2021 academic year, K-12 education leaders sought opportunities for students to remain focused on college access and enrollment. Community partnerships led to … Read More

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