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


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

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