MU to revisit some financial aid decisions after ProPublica report

August 2, 2019 |

“Several dozen” MU student accounts were being scrutinized this week in connection with a ProPublica Illinois investigation that showed parents from the Chicago suburbs had given up guardianship of their children so they could obtain financial aid.

MU spokesperson Christian Basi said the accounts were being analyzed using a number of “data points” associated with students’ personal and financial records, to determine if they are ineligible for aid.

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