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BASIS San Antonio dedication ceremony welcomes a world-class educational opportunity

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The BASIS San Antonio dedication ceremony on September 25, 2013 welcomed guests and dignitaries with a performance by the 7th & 8th grade strings. Tiffany O’Neill, BASIS San Antonio Head of School, celebrated the school’s opening. (Classes began September 3, 2013 … Continue reading

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Stuff I learned at the BASIS San Antonio information session last night

Stuff I learned at last night’s information session for BASIS San Antonio: They’ve hired an operations manager. She’s currently in Arizona doing training, and will relocate to San Antonio in late March. They’re doing the paperwork to buy the real estate for the … Continue reading

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Michael and Olga Block at BASIS information meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5

BASIS founders Michael and Olga Block will be the special guests at the next BASIS San Antonio information session, 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the La Quinta, 4431 Horizon Hill Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78229, with Q&A to follow. Before you go, please take this … Continue reading

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Information sessions, application deadlines, lottery dates, and more — high performing charter schools in San Antonio

Learn more about high-quality, free public charter schools in San Antonio by attending an information session: March 5, 2013: IDEA Public Schools information session at 5:30 p.m. at IDEA Carver, 217 Robinson Pl., San Antonio, Texas 78202; complete schedule March 5, 2013: KIPP: San Antonio high school open … Continue reading

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Great Hearts, BASIS, and Ben Yehuda: pending charter applications for San Antonio

As mentioned earlier, the State Board of Education is currently reviewing the latest group of charter applications, including three schools with plans for San Antonio: Great Hearts, BASIS, and Ben Yehuda Academy. The Express-News sent education reporter Lindsay Kastner to … Continue reading

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Excitement about BASIS charter school opening in Washington, D.C.

BASIS Schools Inc. is launching its first campus in Washington, D.C. — called BASIS DC — for the 2012-13 school year. The revolution is already underway: Instead of waiting for its still-under-renovation building in Penn Quarter to open in mid-July, BASIS DC … Continue reading

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