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9/11: The Imprint on Schools

Ten years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the profound impact on the United States is not hard to see, from heightened domestic-security measures to the U.S. role in conflicts deemed part of a war on terror. What’s less obvious is how the attacks have filtered into American classrooms. But in-depth lessons can be found.

A sign in Arabic saying “Arabic Class” hangs on the wall of Lalainya Goldsberry’s classroom at Lindblom Math and Science Academy in Chicago. More U.S. students are taking the language since 9/11, but far more study other foreign languages.
A sign in Arabic saying “Arabic Class” hangs on the wall of Lalainya Goldsberry’s classroom at Lindblom Math and Science Academy in Chicago. More U.S. students are taking the language since 9/11, but far more study other foreign languages.
John Zich for Education Week
Teaching Majority of States' Standards Don't Mention 9/11
August 30, 2011
11 min read
Shayreen Izoli plays with her kitten in West Warwick, R. I. The junior says 9/11 spurred her to become an ambassador for her faith.
Shayreen Izoli plays with her kitten in West Warwick, R. I. The junior says 9/11 spurred her to become an ambassador for her faith.
M. Scott Brauer for Education Week
Teaching For Muslim Students, Life Changed After Sept. 11
September 8, 2011
5 min read
Federal Arabic Instruction on Rise in U.S. Schools Since 9/11
Erik W. Robelen, September 9, 2011
4 min read
Curriculum Education Dept. Unveils Resources Page for Teaching 9/11
Erik W. Robelen, September 2, 2011
1 min read
Teaching Profession Opinion I Became a Teacher on September 11th
Marilyn Rhames, September 7, 2011
3 min read
School Climate & Safety As Crisis Unfolds, Educators Balance Intricate Demands
Karla Scoon Reid & Catherine Gewertz, September 19, 2001
11 min read
School Climate & Safety On Disaster's Doorstep, Schools Strain to Cope
Jessica L. Sandham, September 19, 2001
7 min read
School Climate & Safety D.C. Teachers, Students Die In Pentagon Crash
Alan Richard, September 19, 2001
1 min read
School Climate & Safety Schools Struggle With What to Tell Students About a Day of Terror
Darcia Harris Bowman, September 19, 2001
6 min read
School Climate & Safety 'Oh My God, I Can't Believe This'
Kevin Bushweller, September 19, 2001
5 min read
Equity & Diversity Fearing Potential for Backlash, Islamic Schools Step Up Security
Mary Ann Zehr, September 19, 2001
3 min read
School Climate & Safety Schools for Military, Diplomatic Offspring Tighten Security
Mark Walsh, September 19, 2001
3 min read
Federal Crisis Shelves President's Focus On Education
Erik W. Robelen, September 19, 2001
5 min read
School Climate & Safety States Thrown for a Loop By Acts of Terrorism
Alan Richard, September 19, 2001
5 min read
Education Special Readers' Forum Terror Touches Schools
September 11, 2001
11 min read
Education Special Report: Terror Touches Schools
September 14, 2001
1 min read
School Climate & Safety On Disaster's Doorstep, Schools Strain to Cope
Jessica L. Sandham, September 19, 2001
7 min read
Teaching Profession Teachers Delay Dealing With Own Grief, Anxiety
Julie Blair, October 10, 2001
9 min read
School Climate & Safety Religion Rules Afghan, Pakistani School Day
David J. Hoff & Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, October 10, 2001
5 min read
School Climate & Safety Patriotism and Prayer: Constitutional Questions Are Muted
Mark Walsh, October 10, 2001
6 min read
Education Funding States' Wallets Grow Thinner After Sept. 11
Jessica L. Sandham, October 31, 2001
8 min read
Student Well-Being N.Y.C. Students Suffer Post- Sept. 11 Trauma, Study Finds
Darcia Harris Bowman, May 8, 2002
1 min read
School Climate & Safety Experts Ponder Sept. 11 Effect On School Violence
Darcia Harris Bowman, June 19, 2002
7 min read
School Climate & Safety Educators Split Over What To Teach Come Sept. 11
David J. Hoff, September 4, 2002
7 min read
Curriculum Arabic Offerings Rare in Schools
Mary Ann Zehr, May 26, 2004
8 min read
Student Well-Being A Year Later, Impact Of 9/11 Lingers
David J. Hoff, September 11, 2002
9 min read
School Climate & Safety Since Attacks, Schools Said Safer, More Prepared
Lesli A. Maxwell, September 6, 2006
8 min read
Social Studies Teachers Tiptoe Into Delicate Topics of 9/11 And Iraq
Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, September 6, 2006
9 min read
School Climate & Safety Commentary Talking About Terrorism
Jonathan Zimmerman, October 3, 2001
3 min read
School Climate & Safety Commentary Education's 9/11 Report Card
Maurice J. Elias, September 4, 2002
9 min read
School Climate & Safety Commentary Truths of Civic Life
William A. Galston, September 11, 2002
3 min read
School Climate & Safety Commentary Protecting Our Liberty
Lynne Cheney, September 11, 2002
2 min read
School Climate & Safety Commentary Nothing Is Inevitable
Richard Rodriguez, September 11, 2002
2 min read