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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White House

Mueller’s Got Nothing

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The Dangers of Asymmetry

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