Teachers in Texas take different approaches to 9/11 lessons

09/9/2011 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Texas is one of few states that have included the 9/11 attacks in its curriculum, but what students learn is largely up to teachers. One history teacher said his eighth-grade students are interviewing adults about their memories of the attacks, and a middle-school choir teacher is using the arts to help students learn about 9/11. "It's our history, and we need to educate our students about it the same way we talk about the Civil War, World War I and World War II," said Angela Whitaker, social studies director in Fort Worth.

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