Policy Documents

Policy Focus: The Case for For-Profit Education

Carrie Lukas –
November 1, 2011

Since Americans want the best and brightest minds competing to discover excellent ways to educate children, they ought to support for-profits in education because rewarding these minds for their labors is one of the strongest and most proven incentives for doing so, writes Carrie Lukas in an Independent Women’s Forum policy brief. Our current education system has a fundamentally flawed structure that discourages innovation and fails to reward excellence, and allowing greater competition is a necessary solution, she says.