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.

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September 23, 2016 MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call Report