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Volume 6  Number 4  •  Spring 2002
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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

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.