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Can a school save a neighborhood?

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Moten’s grandmother remembers her time at Roberts Vaux Junior High School fondly: the sewing classes, cheering at basketball games and swaying during dances in the gym. Ryan’s mother remembers her stint at Vaux a generation later differently. The Sharswood-Blumberg neighborhood surrounding Vaux, by then a high school, had begun to buckle from […]