Education

The View From Washington

September 11, 2001 1 min read

All photos by Education Week‘s Photo Editor Allison Shelley.


Smoke from the burning Pentagon building covers Northwest Washington, D.C., Tuesday morning, September 11.

D.C. Metropolitan police cordon off the U.S. Capitol.


District of Columbia Metropolitan Police cordon off the U.S. Capitol in the aftermath of the apparent terrorist attack on the Pentagon.

Fifth- grader Alex Penland holds a candel at a vigil at the U.S. Capitol building to remember those who died on Tuesday.


Fifth-grader Alex Penland holds a candel at a vigil at the U.S. Capitol building to remember those who died on Tuesday.


Flags across the country are flying half mast in memorial to those who lost their lives on Tuesday.