Phi Beta Cons

Good Grief — A New Regulatory Agency

In today’s Pope Center piece, Jay Schalin and Duke Cheston write about North Carolina’s new regulatory agency for proprietary schools. I would expect it to be captured by (if it isn’t already a creature of) the non-profit sector, using its regulatory authority to hamper competition from for-profit schools.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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World

The Bob Newhart Peace Plan

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE There’s a Bob Newhart sketch you probably know: A woman walks into a therapist’s office and says that her life is being spoiled because she spends all of her time obsessing over the fearful possibility that she will be buried alive in a box. His ... Read More
Law & the Courts

So Now What?

So now what? We have a name and an accusation, which is an improvement over the status quo ante. If you’re going to make an allegation of misconduct, this is how you do it: publicly, and attached to as much information as you have. Eternal shame on those who made specific calls before they knew what was being ... Read More