Schools move to repair damage after flubs on 9/11 anniversary

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Two separate Boston-area school systems attempted to make amends Thursday after getting hit with criticism from students and parents for how their high schools handled the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

On Wednesday, the day of the anniversary, the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School omitted a traditional moment of silence, and Concord-Carlisle High School left out the Pledge of Allegiance, but had a Muslim poem recited instead over the intercom, sparking controversy and some outrage.

Students at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High wrote to superintendent and principal Bella Wong after the moment of silence was left out of morning announcements. The remembrance was held Thursday.

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