Monday, September 30, 2013

The City School: Excellence and Accessibility

The following article appeared in the fall edition of the Center City Quarterly, a publication of the Center City Residents' Association.

In her groundbreaking autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou writes, “The city became for me the ideal of what I wanted to be . . . friendly, but never gushing, cool but not frigid or distant, distinguished without the awful stiffness.” With a poet’s mind and activist’s heart, Maya Angelou was uniquely able to understand, and even celebrate, the tension of the city...

The city is a place of tension. The City School embraces this, holding tension even in our core commitments to excellence and accessibility. Click here to read more about our mission. 


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