Forget tech stocks! The test preparation business is the place to put your money these days. Just the part that specializes in preparing kids for the SAT is a $310 million-a-year industry, and many of the same companies are cashing in on the results of No Child Left Behind. Under that law, schools that are declared "in need of improvement" must provide free tutorial help for any student.
If Kaplan and Princeton Review can suck big money from the paranoid parents of high school students hoping to gain a few points on the SAT, imagine what they can extract from public funds to coach their younger siblings. Call my broker!