However, the bubble talk about education has turned out to be bursting, not the sector itself. Both for-profit and nonprofit are in shifts but they are still around and still collecting plenty of tuition.
I look at the bounce-back of the distressed for-profit sector for the financial information powerhouse Motley Fool. Its experts testify before Congress on subjects such as IPOs (think Facebook disaster).
Here is how I have connected the dots on education as a business. Remember when folks were taken aback when David Lat at Abovethelaw.com, like Martin Luther with his talking points nailed to the church door, declared law a business, not a gentleperson's profession?