Editorials

October 31, 2012 12:00 AM

A strong case for taking more stock in children

This simple concept has been working wonders for years: Pave the road to success for low-income and at-risk youth by promising to pay for college. Ensure that commitment with a student's pledge to keep up good grades, obey the law and join a mentoring program. Take Stock in Children does exactly as its name implies, investing in the next generation of American workers.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

2 drown in Lake Manatee <span class='title-duration'>01:25</span> 01:25

2 drown in Lake Manatee 01:25

Bradenton Bridge shares inmate transition successes stories <span class='title-duration'>01:06</span> 01:06

Bradenton Bridge shares inmate transition successes stories 01:06

Manatee County EMS looks to add ambulance in Parrish <span class='title-duration'>00:51</span> 00:51

Manatee County EMS looks to add ambulance in Parrish 00:51

Missing boaters found safe after overnight search <span class='title-duration'>01:13</span> 01:13

Missing boaters found safe after overnight search 01:13

Manatee commission, school board discusses proposed sales tax referendum <span class='title-duration'>02:49</span> 02:49

Manatee commission, school board discusses proposed sales tax referendum 02:49

Fort Hamer Bridge now extends 550 feet <span class='title-duration'>01:47</span> 01:47

Fort Hamer Bridge now extends 550 feet 01:47

30 seconds of beach therapy from Anna Maria Island <span class='title-duration'>00:36</span> 00:36

30 seconds of beach therapy from Anna Maria Island 00:36

Enhanced Manatee County welcome sign unveiled on Arbor Day <span class='title-duration'>00:51</span> 00:51

Enhanced Manatee County welcome sign unveiled on Arbor Day 00:51

Rio de Vida Ministries mourns the deaths of two church members <span class='title-duration'>01:35</span> 01:35

Rio de Vida Ministries mourns the deaths of two church members 01:35

Rayvone Davis is a force for the homeless <span class='title-duration'>01:12</span> 01:12

Rayvone Davis is a force for the homeless 01:12

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos