It's been 15 years since our country was attacked
on September 11th .
and students in La Crosse are learning about that
tragic day in a unique way.
As part of an A-P social studies class at Central
High School today .
students viewed first-person accounts of 9-11 .
and parts of a documentary in class.
Teachers say it's more important to talk about that
day in classrooms now .
because most students don't have memories of it happening.
I think it was less important back 10 years ago to
talk about it because everybody experienced it and
everybody understood it.
But as we get more and more kids who, you know, these
kids were barely born and next year's kids weren't
born, it's important for them to understand what that
event was because it did have such a huge effect on
Students used accounts of 9-11 as part of their lesson
on primary and secondary srouces.