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  • 07.03.15 School Choice

    Arete: What’s In a Name?

    Few questions are so universally recognized   ̶ thanks to Shakespeare's Juliet   ̶ and few so frequently fielded by the team at Arete Scholars. It's a fair question.

    For us, Arete is more than a tag on logos and letterhead. It's an invariable reminder of our mission: to help underserved children, those who often face the greatest obstacles to academic and personal achievement, find hope and reach their highest potential through educational opportunity.

    Pronounced ah-reh-tay, the word is an ancient Greek concept that most simply…

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  • 05.08.15 Donors

    Atlanta Falcons commit to Louisiana kids

    The Atlanta Falcons announced today a contribution to Arete Scholars Fund for the 2015-16 school year and the education of Louisiana school children. With its latest commitment, the Falcons organization will have funded 70 K-12 scholarships for at-risk students since 2013. The scholarships empower lower income parents to choose schools that best meet the learning needs of their children.

    “The Falcons are committed to serving youth through our Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation grants and…

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  • 03.16.15 Donors

    Chick-fil-A Foundation funds new scholarships

    The Chick-fil-A Foundation announced today its recent donation to Arete Scholars Fund in Louisiana. The gift will provide K-12 scholarships and help disadvantaged children gain access to schools that better match their individual learning needs.

    “Investing in young people is at the heart of our mission,” said Rodney Bullard, Vice President of Community Affairs at Chick-fil-A, Inc. and Executive Director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation. “We are proud to partner with educational organizations…

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