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  • 01.05.18 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2018-19

    UPDATED FEBRUARY 18, 2018:

    In LOUISIANA, the scholarship application period will open for both new and returning students on February 27th at 9:00AM CST. Click below for more information. An application link will be added on February 27th.

    Eligibility and Required Documents 

    In GEORGIA, the 2018-19 scholarship application period for returning students is closed. Thank you all for applying. We will not be opening to new applicants in Georgia. If you would like to see Georgia legislators expand the tax credit scholarship program to serve…

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  • 11.01.16 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 underprivileged 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…

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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.

    We are…

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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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Arete Scholars helps give disadvantaged children
a chance by giving their parents a choice.