Students from Bronx Aerospace Academy spent
the fall semester spruce up their school's facilities
This winter, the halls of the Bronx Aerospace Academy, a small military-themed high school on Gun Hill Road, look fresh and new thanks to a nonprofit group that is making its mission to spruce up the city's drab and dilapidated public school buildings.
Publicolor, founded in 1996 by industrial designer Ruth Lande Shuman, aims to engage at-risk students with their learning environment by getting them to paint their school hallways, classrooms and other facilities.
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-Photos by Falon Perez