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Madison County school participates in study of attacks

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A Madison County high school is offering students a comprehensive study of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Buckhorn High School in New Market is one of six schools across the country to incorporate "The Sept. 11th Education Program: A National Interdisciplinary Curriculum."

Teacher Bryan Campbell's ninth-grade world history class began the program Friday by watching a video about the attacks and then discussing the event.

The curriculum includes understanding the event as history, debate about government's role during disasters, and study of foreign policy and national security.

Schools in New York, California, New Jersey, Indiana and Kansas will also participate in the program launched by The Sept. 11th Education Trust, a nonprofit that represents Sept. 11 survivors and families, and Social Studies School Service, which provides materials for schools.

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