The Teachers and the Towers: How Educators Helped Students Cope, Heal and Learn in the Aftermath of 9/11

Teachers received a new assignment on 9/11: helping students understand and cope with the attacks. From Chinatown to uptown and beyond, we share the stories of three TC alumni, whose reflections on how classrooms prevailed in the shadow of Ground Zero remain powerful and relevant 20 years later. #NeverForget

Twenty years after the terrorist attacks that killed 2,997, injured more than 6,000 and changed the world, we revisit the experiences of three TC alumni on the “frontlines” of New York–area schools in the shadow of Ground Zero.