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
    Spring 2009   Prohibitions

Other Independent Review articles by Richard K. Vedder
    Fall 2013   The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market
    Summer 2000   Heaven’s Door
    Winter 2000   The Immigration Problem