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For every American teacher the tragedy of September 11, 2001 presented one of the greatest personal and professional challenges of a lifetime: How to cope with the psychological and social repercussions of the attacks? How to address the imperative questions? How to help students put these events into meaningful perspective?

The Beyond September 11 Project was formed to sustain this desire to learn and encourage an on-going exploration of the issues, especially to place them in a historical and global context. Members of the Beyond September 11 Project have committed themselves to provide resources for schools, starting with the occasion of the first anniversary of the attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.

On the anniversary of the September 11 atrocities and their aftermath, this resource provides an opportunity for educators to examine the relationship between identity and culture, foster constructive dialogue, and build an environment where all can learn and develop.

The Beyond September 11 Project is a consortium of representatives of five national educational organizations:


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