Morning Bell: How Schools Remember
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Cars move down Broadway as the "Tribute In Light" to victims of the 9/11 attacks shines into the sky over Manhattan on September 10, 2012 in New York City.
Teaching About September 11th, A Decade Later (REPOST) – Last year, reporter Ben Skirvin paused to speak to a two Indiana teachers about how they remember the September 11 attacks and how they teach the event to very young children. On a related note, I thought this Pew survey was particularly revealing: Nearly everyone remembers where they were when the World Trade Center towers were hit — only JFK’s assassination has left as indelible an imprint on the American psyche, the numbers show.
Teachers’ Strike in Chicago Tests Mayor and Union – ”A lingering strike in the president’s hometown might become an issue in a presidential election year when Democrats depend on the backing of labor.” The New York Times
Department of Corrections Trains Prisoners In Coal Mining – “The Department of Corrections recently stopped offering college classes in prisons and is focusing on vocational training,” writes Julie Rawe. Indiana Public Media
Purdue enrollment takes a planned dip – “Undergraduate enrollment at Purdue University is down a bit from last year as part of a plan to make space for additional graduate students.” Indy Star
Mitch Daniels to be on Purdue campus Tuesday, Wednesday – The head of Purdue’s faculty senate praised Daniels for his openness. Lafayette Journal & Courier