Without trappings, the ultimate purpose of a university education is to enhance human potential. While wrapping up a high school visit in Amarillo, Texas, I asked the audience of students and parents if anyone had any questions.
Living in Amarillo is great. How would you like to open your home and invite a student to join you in your family in this great city. SHARE! is a program in Amarillo that will pair you up with a student who wants to come to the United States and Amarillo to spend a year here attending our local schools.
The internet will never stop arguing about when it is okay to show films with explicit content to children. But, there is one thing that we’re pretty sure everyone can agree on: showing the violent and disturbing The ABCs of Death to five classes of unsuspecting students is an act of irresponsible idiocy on just about every conceivable level. Columbus, Ohio substitute teacher Sheila Kearns was rightfully let go from her job back in 2013 when she screened the film for her substitute Spanish classes, but the courts have handed down an additional punishment: 90 days in jail.
Two dozen students in a Texas school were divided into two groups by gender and forced to pull down their pants so administrators could try and find the culprit in an ongoing problem with feces being found on the gymnasium floor.
Motivational speaker Jonathan Sprinkles, who won the title of National Speaker of the Year, is hosting a college planning event at the Amarillo Civic Center. The event will be held at the Grand Plaza and Auditorium for students and their families who are part of the Amarillo ISD...