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Dr. Peter Bezanson, BASIS.ed (2016)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-01-27

Duration: 00:27:55

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Benzanson, Peter | BASIS Educational Group | Education | Charter schools


  • Benzanson, Peter Speaker


A speech by Dr. Peter Benzanson before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 27, 2016. Dr. Benzanson is the CEO of BASIS.ed. He discusses: the history and growth of the BASIS charter schools; their principles; their curriculum; their unique elementary school model; and their plans for starting multiple schools in Baton Rouge. He also answers questions from the audience on the following topics: their funding model; their possible school locations in Baton Rouge; recruiting teachers; and managing the students’ stress levels.