Since Election Day, for-profit college companies have been on a hot streak. DeVry Education Group’s stock has leapt more than 40 percent. Strayer’s jumped 35 percent and Grand Canyon Education’s more than 28 percent.

More and more research is suggesting that online schools are not effective for K-12 learners. That makes sense--the presence of human beings (teachers, mentors, or peers) help students learn. What do you think?