Posts By: Chad Blair

Enrollment Available at City High School

City High School is accepting enrollment for available spots this fall. You may complete an enrollment form for City High School here. City High School is an award-winning small high school that focuses on engaging, authentic, personalized learning with a focus on relationships and an understanding of place. Learn more about City High School’s programs,… Read more »

Support Our Programs with A Tax Credit Contribution

The state of Arizona allows families to direct two hundred dollars per individual tax return or four hundred dollars for couples filing jointly to a public school to support that school with extra curricular activities, social-emotional supports, and personalized learning opportunities. Tax credit contributions to schools are fully refundable. If you have not yet directed… Read more »

PFFS Still Accepting Enrollment for Fall

Both Paulo Freire Freedom School Downtown and Paulo Freire Freedom School University have open spots for students for fall enrollment. Our schools support the whole student through personalized, engaging, hands-on, rigorous, creative, joyful, and just community building and learning opportunities. Through small class sizes and powerful relationships, our teachers know all students and their families… Read more »

CITY Center Announces New School Leadership

It is my pleasure to introduce the new administrative team for the three CITY Center for Collaborative Learning schools. Our new leaders are an extraordinary group of educators who are committed to the mission and vision of our schools and our organization and will also use their experience and wisdom to push our thinking and… Read more »

Protests, Activism, Justice, and Equity

The murder of George Floyd last week by a Minneapolis police officer is not just the result of one single police officer, it is the result of the ongoing, deep-seated racism in our country. The images swirling on our tv’s and through our social media feeds this past week show a devastatingly aggressive militarized police… Read more »

Chromebook Distribution on Thursday, 3/26 at PFFSU

Our technology and facilites department has been working diligently all week to prepare CCCL Chromebooks for distribution to families who need this support to engage with the remote learning that will start on Monday.  If you also need Internet access at home, look at the end of this post for two links to free home… Read more »

CITY Center School Closure Update 3/19/20

Hello Families,  I hope you are doing well and your families near and far are safe and healthy.  The learning model for our small CITY Center schools has always been about connection and personalization.  We will continue to rely on this student and family-centered model as we support students and families throughout the school closure. … Read more »

Free Food Distribution for All CITY Center Families

CCCL Food Distribution Plan Starting on Monday, March 23rd, CITY Center for Collaborative Learning will be distributing free food to families.  Seth and Chuy have developed a thoughtful and convenient plan for distributing food every day during the school closure.  There are additional food distribution centers around town, so if our location is not convenient for your… Read more »