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Byline: Scott Waldman
Apr. 13--The James S. Wilson Middle School is no longer coming down. It is now growing up and out.
The demolition phase of the $25.3 million renovation has been completed, and work has shifted to the construction of the classroom walls.
Principal David Koma has been eagerly following the progress at J.S. Wilson. He said the new school building will improve the quality of education at the school.
"We're finally in line with the rest of our middle schools," Koma said.
Renovation work on the school at 901 W. 54th St. began in November after months of contentious debate over the scope of the project. In the …