Tips for being a politically-engaged charter school parent

Please take a moment to read this important article: “More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters: A political game changer for public school choice?”, Richard Whitmire, Education Next (Summer 2015). The conventional wisdom has been that charter school parents are too busy with… Continue Reading

Marisa B. Perez sworn in for her second term on the Texas State Board of Education

On January 23, 2015, on the campus of IDEA Monterrey Park, County Judge Nelson Wolff administered the oath of office to Marisa B. Perez as she began her second term representing District 3 on the State Board of Education.

Write letters to bring BASIS Primary to San Antonio in 2015

I need your help. San Antonio needs a BASIS Primary school, and we can get one in 2015-16, but only if enough parents and charter school supporters write letters, right now. As you may already know, there are currently two… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio families experience success, heartbreak, and everything in between

BASIS San Antonio has completed its first year of operation. Here is an earlier post about its opening in August 2013, and a post about the dedication ceremony in September 2013. My kids weren’t old enough, or I would have… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on April 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

The next BASIS San Antonio North information session will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, 2014 in the multipurpose room at the BASIS San Antonio campus, 8519 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78229 (map). Join the Facebook event.

BASIS San Antonio North groundbreaking welcomes a second campus offering world-class education

On a picture-perfect spring day, parents and future students celebrated at Saturday’s groundbreaking ceremony for BASIS San Antonio North. The new campus will serve grades 5-8 starting in August 2014 at 318 E. Ramsey Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78216 (map), near the… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on March 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

The next BASIS San Antonio North information session will be at 6:30 p.m. on March 17, 2014 in the multipurpose room at the BASIS San Antonio campus, 8519 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78229 (map). RSVP at the Facebook event page. BASIS San… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on March 5, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

The next BASIS San Antonio North information session will be at 6:30 p.m. on March 5, 2014 at a new location, the Crowne Plaza San Antonio Airport, 1111 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, Texas 78209 (map). (The previous information session was… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on February 25, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

BASIS schools offer an accelerated curriculum, and while the students are working hard, they also find ways to express their individuality and joy in learning.  Learn more at the next BASIS San Antonio North information session at 6:30 p.m. on… Continue Reading

BASIS San Antonio North information session on February 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

Have you heard that BASIS is opening a new campus in San Antonio in 2014? This is a great opportunity to join a community that embraces learning. The next BASIS San Antonio North information session will be at 6:30 p.m.… Continue Reading