chapter  4
COLUMBIA PRIMARY SCHOOL
ByAnne Sofer, Lesley Klein, Judy Porter
Pages 15

The building is hemmed in by an inadequate asphalt playground, teeming at break times with ball-throwing, rope-skipping, hop-scotching, gossiping, chasing children: the imagination baulks at what it must have been like a hundred years ago with two or three times the number.