J.B. Young opportunity center

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After the former J.B. Young Intermediate School in Davenport reopened as a community center earlier this year, Quad-City Times reporter Alma Gaul wondered about other public schools in the area that closed over the years. How have they fared?

The J.B. Young Opportunity Center celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting in October.
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The J.B. Young Opportunity Center opened one month ago in Davenport. 

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, education reporter Deirdre Baker takes a look at the impact the center is already having on the community.