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Helios Education Foundation Launches $5.1 Million College Knowing & Going Initiative Benefitting 83 Arizona High Schools

| April 20, 2016
Helios Education Foundation Launches $5.1 Million College Knowing & Going Initiative Benefitting 83 Arizona High Schools

Only 37 percent of Arizona’s adult population has an associate degree or higher, with that number dropping in half for the Latino population. Recognizing the need to close this gap, Helios Education Foundation today announced a $5.1 million investment in its new College Knowing & Going initiative, a college and career readiness program supporting 18 school districts throughout Arizona (including three FUSD schools), many of which represent low-income, Latino student populations. The initiative was unveiled (April 13) during the Foundation’s ACT Summit at the Hyatt in downtown Phoenix to more than 160 attendees.

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