Published Online: January 28, 2014
Published in Print: January 29, 2014, as Michigan Districts Contract Custodial, Other Services

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Michigan Districts Contract Custodial, Other Services

Nearly two-thirds of Michigan's public school districts have hired private contractors to handle either janitorial work, transportation, or food service, and that number has risen over the last year.

Those findings, published by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, offer a glimpse at one of the strategies being tried by financially desperate school systems.

The most common target was custodial work (45.5 percent), transportation (21 percent), and food service (36.5 percent).

Vol. 33, Issue 19, Page 5

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