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The Role of Public Schools in Revitalizing a Community

Matter of Fact |

A neighborhood in West Louisville, Kentucky is implementing one of the nation’s most ambitious urban redevelopment plans. While the price tag comes out to nearly $1 billion, it’s not the cost that makes it ambitious; it’s the goal. Officials are working to build up the neighborhood without pushing out the people who have always lived there. 

In this latest installment of “Russell Rising,” Matter of Fact looks at the role of public schools in revitalizing a community.