Arizona Programs Announced as Bright Spots in Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

| September 23, 2015

By Helios Education Foundation

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics highlighted 230 programs across the country on Tuesday, September 15th as Bright Spots for investing in key education priorities affecting the Hispanic community. There were 10 programs in Arizona recognized as Bright Spots, five of which are partners of Helios Education Foundation.

“We are thrilled that the work being done by Be A Leader Foundation, The American Dream Academy, Ready Now Yuma, AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute and Abriendo Puertas is being recognized by the White House and is receiving national attention as a Bright Spot,” said Paul J. Luna, President and CEO, Helios Education Foundation. “We believe that every student, regardless of zip code, deserves a high-quality education and along with our partners, we are committed to closing the Latino student achievement gap and ensuring that Arizona’s students are prepared to succeed in college and career.”

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