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College Bound Scholarship Program

College Bound forum planned for Oct. 17

HAMMOND | The first in a series of forums planned on the potential extension of the city's College Bound Scholarship Program is set for Oct. 17.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

College Bound scholarships applications are due by lJuly 2

HAMMOND | The deadline to apply for the city's College Bound Scholarship Program is July 2.

June 17, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: The best bet for casino revenue

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is steering the city's casino tax revenues back in the right direction -- toward infrastructure.

January 10, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Some homework for College Bound

The College Bound program in Hammond holds great promise in attracting and retaining homeowners in Hammond and in boosting the educational attainment level, which is so important in economic development efforts.

August 08, 2011 12:00 am
College Bound pays off in Hammond

College Bound pays off in Hammond

Editor's note: This school year, The Times embarks on a project, the first of its kind in Northwest Indiana, to follow Calumet and Hammond high schools, which are on academic probation.

June 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos


GUEST COMMENTARY: Cut through red tape for charter schools

GUEST COMMENTARY: Cut through red tape for charter schools

Few people realize just how little influence mayors, including me, have when it comes to education. While the idea behind this formal separation (to keep politics out of the school system) is noble, it can be very frustrating for an executive who desires to improve schools but whose hands ar…

January 27, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: College Bound making Hammond's future brighter

When I first proposed the College Bound Scholarship Program in early 2006, I did so because I believed the program would benefit Hammond residents by making education a priority, increasing home ownership and improving the quality of life within the city. After almost five years, I am happy …

November 24, 2010 12:00 am
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