Markets in Education
Should education be bought and sold on the market? Markets sometimes produce inequalities. But what matters more – that people have equal access to education, or that they have adequate access? Food is at least as important to human well-being as education, and we generally trust the market to handle the production and distribution of food. Why should different standards apply to education? If our system of education were as private as our system of supermarkets, what would be the problem?