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Profit Motive and Education May Not Mix



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.

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