Government education vs. the free market

I often write about the need for free market forces in our education system. The problem is that in a heavily-socialized, unionized system like K-12 education, market forces are a foreign concept.

Given this reality, it is hard to understand how good education COULD be. But, as Mark Perry points out on Jay Greene’s blog, we have myriad products available in the marketplace that have grown better and cheaper over time. Don’t believe me? Check the post.