Community Resources


Local Texas Panhandle Resources

Teacher Wall interviews

Alliance for Excellent Education

Amarillo Independent School District

Crockett Middle School 6th grader Adley Gray welcome back speech

Diplomas and Certificates (DAC) Program
Amarillo Independent School District
Contact: Gina Law at
806. 326-2860

No Limits, No Excuses

Panhandle 20/20

Amarillo Area Foundation

United Way/2-1-1

State and National Resources

American Graduate Program/CPB

An Empty School Desk for Every Student Who Drops Out

Are Teachers Too Easily Caught in Crossfire Over Student Achievement?

Communication Across Barriers

Denzel Washington on High School Dropouts

Early Punishments Can Have Lasting Impact for Some Students

Florida Journalism Program Gives Students Reason to Stay in School

Harsh Punishment for Misbehavior in Texas Schools

In South Texas, Luring Dropouts Back By Sending Them to College

In Texas Schools, Parents Cited for Students' Misbehavior

Helping High School Youth Learn by Doing

Melinda Gates on the Importance of Evaluations in Shaping Effective Teachers

Taste of College Encourages Students to Continue Classes

Tavis Smiley Reports Too Important to Fail

Turn Around Schools


Articles of Interest:

Local Articles:

Amarillo Area Foundation receives $1.3 million Gates grant

Make no excuses here

Program gives dropouts help

Students help curve Amarillo ISD's dropout rates

Contest with a cause

Region 16 submit creative videos about staying in school

National articles:

Students in 'Dropout Factory' Schools Explore Why Kids Quit

Diabetes affects drop out rate

Celebrity Calls Urge Students To Get Up, 'Get Schooled'

The terrible cost of dropping out

We all pay the price for dropout rate