Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is looking at alternatives for funding College Bound, including the sale of water to Chicago's south suburbs. That's good, because this program must continue.
The high load of student debt — almost 1 in 5 adults in the United States owes money on student loans — should concern everyone.
Hammond City Councilman Anthony Higgs is sort of right, but mostly wrong, to try to cut off casino funding for College Bound.
GARY | U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, and Gary Community Schools Corporation Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Pruitt will join the U.S. Department of Education and 10 local colleges and universities to highlight financial aid resources offered by the federal government …
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier adults returning to school could access more financial aid and other resources under a plan announced Tuesday by the Indiana Skills2Compete Coalition and endorsed by state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes.
Getting into college is hard enough. Paying for it? That can be even more intimidating.
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HAMMOND | Applying for financial aid to attend college is not complex.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Submitting a completed and accurate Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the first and most important step in obtaining financial aid.
Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 13 Ivy Tech Community College campuses around the state, including the DeLaGarza campus in East Chicago, to help college-bound students and their families obtain financial assistance during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 p.m. Feb. 12.
When Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed the legislators' college scholarship last week, he lashed out against the program.
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.
Ten local students are among more than 2,900 winners of National Merit Scholarship Awards financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Today's announcement is the third this year by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
SPRINGFIELD | State lawmakers are again pushing to abolish General Assembly scholarships, and more are pledging not to hand them out this year to students as a cost-saving measure.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Arizona-style immigration law proposed for Indiana will get its first committee hearing Wednesday at the Statehouse.
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