(Deseret News) Experts are questioning the ethics of yet another practice parents are using to advantage their children when it comes to attaining a college degree.
This one focuses on obtaining free financial aid and scholarships for students who would not otherwise qualify based on their family's income.
Illinois' ProPublica and The Wall Street Journal both found cases in Illinois where parents relinquished custody of their kids, exploiting a loophole so that parental income would not be used in financial aid calculations. They suggest the practice may also occur elsewhere, though no one's sure how widespread it is.
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