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    Anatomy of a Playground

    by Nicole Fruge posted February 23, 2012
    Valerie Rodriguez, left, has an outline of her body drawn by a classmate at the Head Start program at the George Miller Children's Center in Richmond, Calif.  Though well-regarded, the agency that runs the center must compete for its federal funds this year due to new program rules. —Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

    Valerie Rodriguez, left, lies still as a classmate outlines her body at the Head Start program at the George Miller Children's Center in Richmond, Calif. Though well-regarded, the agency that runs the center must compete for its federal funds this year due to new program rules. —Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

    Photographer Ramin Rahimian spent a morning documenting the Head Start program in Richmond, Calif. for Lesli Maxwell’s story about new federal rules that require long-time providers to compete anew to stay in business. His image captures the mysterious inner world of children at play.