Like little butterflies, the children have been fluttering in for half an hour. School starts at 8:30, but that's not a hard and fast rule. Parents drop them off and they join the others in free playtime, building forts with sheets and blocks and small wooden chairs in the middle of the room. A white-haired woman in a grandmotherly apron stands nearby; the children call her Miss Dorothy. Miss Dorothy drops off a packet with the curriculum and remarks, "We're part of a much... More >>>