The Mackinac Center for Public Policy's sixth privatization survey of Michigan's 552 conventional public school districts found that the percentage of districts contracting for the management or operation of at least one of the "big three" support services — food, janitorial or busing — increased for the fifth survey in a row to 42.2 percent, up from 40.2 percent in 2007. That is a rate increase of almost 5 percent.

For a complete explanation of the survey results, the full article — a part of Michigan Privatization Report — can be read here.

Find out if your local school district contracts by clicking the graphic below.

Stay Engaged

Receive our weekly emails!

~~~~~

Related Articles:

Worker’s Choice: Freeing Unions and Workers From Forced Representation

How Pensions Are Bankrupting Cities and States and How to Fix It

Voters’ Support for School Choice Remains Strong

New Survey Finds Broad Support For School Choice In Michigan

Trump and Clinton are Both Wrong: Free Trade is Good for People

Legacy Society