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  • 11.26.14 School Choice

    Happy Thanksgiving from Arete Scholars

    "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”  - G.K. Chesterton

    This work we have been called to at Arete Scholars is a joy and a gift. We are grateful today and every day for those who make it possible and for those who walk with us in it. Here are a few reasons for our team to be thankful this season.

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  • 10.17.14 Parental ChoiceSchool Choice

    Scholarship students enjoy new beginnings

    School choice isn't always about escaping poorly performing schools. It is always about empowering parents to select the school that works best for their own children. Watch how one family found hope and a new beginning for their daughter in a new school environment.

    New Beginnings from Arete Scholars on Vimeo.

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  • 08.15.14 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 children from lower income families   ̶ those who often face the greatest obstacles to academic and personal achievement  ̶  reach their highest potential through educational opportunity.

    Pronounced ah-reh-tay, the word is an ancient Greek…

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