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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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  • 02.11.15 Parental Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2015-16

    The 2015-16 scholarship application season is upon us. 

    In Georgia, the application period for returning scholarship students only opened on February 9th. All current Arete families should have received an email with the application link and instructions. Georgia applications must be started by Friday, February 20th and completed (including all supporting documents) by March 31st. Please note that late applications will not be accepted this year.  

    At this point, no new students may apply in Georgia. New applications will be accepted only if additional funding becomes available. The $58…

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  • 02.05.15 Georgia Legislation

    Georgia governor names Arete chairman to education commission

    In January, Arete Scholars was honored to have board chairman and Atlanta Falcons Executive Vice President Greg Beadles named to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal's Education Reform Commission. The 34-person panel of educators, legislators, and business leaders will evaluate and make recommendations on a wide range of K-12 issues, from the school funding formula to expanding school options for Georgia families.

    Said Governor Deal: "With this commission now in place, it is my…

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