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For-Profit Schools Are Making a Comeback
By Joshua C. Hall
Richard K. Vedder

This article appeared in the Spring 2002 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Despite huge subsidies for public schools and opposition by public-school teachers’ unions, the for-profit education industry is growing dramatically, far outpacing the growth of the U.S. economy. Dissatisfaction with public schools, rising household incomes, and other trends suggest that for-profit schools have a bright future.



Other Independent Review articles by Joshua C. Hall
    Fall 2012   Higher-Education Accreditation: Market Regulation or Government Regulation?
    Spring 2009   Prohibitions

Other Independent Review articles by Richard K. Vedder
    Fall 2013   The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market: The Role of Employment Discrimination Policies
    Summer 2000   Heaven’s Door: Immigration Policy and the American Economy
    Winter 2000   The Immigration Problem: Then and Now


Volume 6 Number 4
Spring 2002

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