Do you think parents should help pay for their children's college education?

Update: The way it is set up nowadays it is almost impossible for students under 24 years old to be legally considered as an independent student. Parents are expected to fill out the income portion of the financial aid form. There are exceptions like those who already served in the military, married students or... show more The way it is set up nowadays it is almost impossible for students under 24 years old to be legally considered as an independent student. Parents are expected to fill out the income portion of the financial aid form. There are exceptions like those who already served in the military, married students or students who parents are in prison or dead. The federal government can't really force parents of students to do anything but that will also mean that the student will take a lot longer to get that degree. What do you all think?
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