Profit Motive and Education May Not MixSeptember 29, 2016 | :
by John M. Crisp
We’re believers in free enterprise and the right to start a business, make a product and generate a profit by selling it for more than it costs to produce.
But I wonder if some important elements of life simply aren’t suitable for producing a profit. Consider these four:
Education: I started thinking about this question last week after reading an Associated Press report on a decline in enrollment at for-profit colleges, a segment of higher education that previously had been the source of considerable growth.