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BASIS Independent Brooklyn and BASIS Independent Silicon Valley for 2014-15

BASIS San Antonio opened this fall, joining BASIS charter schools in Arizona and Washington, D.C.; read more in this earlier post about the dedication ceremony. Now BASIS is expanding in a different direction, opening independent schools in New York and California: BASIS Independent Brooklyn and BASIS Independent … Continue reading

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BASIS San Antonio campus is almost ready

A BASIS San Antonio parent took this campus photo on August 22, 2013 and shared it with me—thank you! Back in April, it was a bare lot (see this earlier post, dated April 2013); now it looks a lot like the poster (see this earlier … Continue reading

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BASIS San Antonio Boosters mailing list

A BASIS Boosters group is now forming in San Antonio.  As mentioned in this earlier post, every BASIS campus has a parent group—the BASIS Boosters—dedicated to building community and providing extra support for the students and teachers. Sign up for … Continue reading

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BASIS San Antonio campus: the “before” picture

A recent post featured before-and-after photos showing the quick construction of BASIS Oro Valley. Well, here’s the “before” picture of BASIS San Antonio, on Floyd Curl Drive at Hamilton Wolfe Road, taken April 9, 2013. I’m looking forward to posting the … Continue reading

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Fallout from SAISD superintendent finalist’s withdrawal

Last week, Dr. Manuel Isquierdo (current superintendent of Sunnyside USD in Tucson, Arizona) withdrew his name from consideration for the job of San Antonio ISD superintendent after public discussion of his record of personal financial and legal problems; see earlier post. … Continue reading

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Will the BASIS San Antonio campus be ready in time? Look at BASIS Oro Valley before-and-after

BASIS San Antonio recently broke ground on their new campus. (See this earlier post about the location announcement.) Parents may be wondering if the new San Antonio campus will be ready by August 2013. Worry not: They’ve done it before. Have … Continue reading

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Reactions to SAISD superintendent finalist Isquierdo

UPDATE: Isquierdo withdrew his name from consideration this afternoon; interim Superintendent Sylvester Perez will remain through the 2013-14 school year. “Isquierdo withdraws candidacy for SAISD superintendent”, Maria Luisa Cesar, San Antonio Express-News, April 12, 2013; “Letter from Board President regarding … Continue reading

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