The Virtues of a Free Market in Postsecondary Education

George Leef

In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call, Jane Shaw and I argue that a free market in postsecondary education would not leave any students out or behind, but rather would benefit all. The heavy federal thumb on the scales favoring accredited college degree programs lures many students into options that are not good for them, while at the same time impeding the growth of alternatives that would be better.

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