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Lawmakers to investigate use of guardianship loophole for financial aid at Illinois colleges

Lawmakers to investigate use of guardianship loophole for financial aid at Illinois colleges

Associated Press

August 1, 2019

Illinois lawmakers say they will investigate the use of a loophole in the state's guardianship law that wealthy families took advantage of to qualify their children for college financial aid. Recent reports indicate some parents were transferring guardianship of their children to friends or relatives...

Faces of MAP: Granting opportunities to students in Illinois

Faces of MAP: Granting opportunities to students in Illinois

Danielle Church

January 25, 2015

Betzaira Herrera’s mother only received a sixth grade education in Mexico. In order to have a better life, she journeyed to the United States despite not speaking any English. A year later, Herrera’s mother gave birth to her and because of the lifestyle her mother had, she was raised with the idea that “education is the key to succes...

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