A new ProPublica Illinois investigation found that dozens of wealthy suburban families surrendered custody of their children in order to qualify for need-based financial aid.
Morning Shift talks to reporters Melissa Sanchez and Jodi Cohen for more on how parents are able to game the financial aid process in Illinois and what local and federal officials are doing to close the legal loophole.
GUESTS: Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica Illinois reporter
Jodi Cohen, ProPublica Illinois reporter
LEARN MORE: Parents Are Giving Up Custody of Their Kids to Get Need-Based College Financial Aid (ProPublica Illinois 7/30/19)