A sincere “thank you” to our wonderful mentors!
Dear Take Stock in Children Mentor,
We held our 18th graduation event on Saturday, May 19th when 58 Take Stock in Children scholars… READ MORE
Mentors Urgently Needed!
Are you ready to make a difference? Take Stock in Children, the flagship college scholarship program of the Monroe County Education Foundation, is ready to welcome… READ MORE
Colleges Ponder: Are Remedial Classes the Best Way to Help?
Lulu Matute still remembers the sinking sensation she felt when she heard the news. It was the fall of 2012… READ MORE
Please join us for graduation
The Monroe County Education Foundation will recognize the accomplishments and celebrate the graduation of 54 Take Stock in Children scholars on… READ MORE
Monroe County Sets a New Record in Study Abroad
Thirty (30) Monroe County scholars will be spending part of their summer in a foreign country, thanks to the Experiment in International Living (EIL) and the generosity of… READ MORE
Eugene Robinson Speaks to Donors, Mentors, and Students
Eugene Robinson, columnist for The Washington Post and MSNBC contributor, visited Key West on Sunday March 5th and Monday March 6th… READ MORE
It’s Time to Change What We Mean by ‘Credential’
Today it is widely accepted — if often still debated — that job preparation is one of the fundamental purposes of higher education. College-issued credentials play a major role in the way employers evaluate talent… READ MORE