Great article on Huffington Post by Jason Pugatch about the need to make education beautiful.
But look at what they walk into every day of the school year: chain link, bicycle-locked fences and drab buildings with no air conditioning. What is a school? Moreover, what do we want a school to be? A place of beauty and freedom for learning and expression, or a place where one is confined and taught? Architecture sends as clear a message to students as the teacher standing in the classroom. And it is something public school systems ought to consider as they begin to replace the aging schools in their districts.STORY: Jason Pugatch: Making Education Beautiful