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Janelle Cammenga

Research Intern

Janelle Cammenga is a research intern with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

From Janelle Cammenga

Michigan School Privatization Survey 2017

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This is the 15th edition of the Mackinac Center's annual school privatization survey. We ask every school district in the state if they outsource one of the three main noninstructional services — custodial, transportation and food services. The results from this year's survey show that 71.5 percent of school districts contract out for at least one of these services. … more

How State Licensing Rules Harmed Flood Recovery

Red Tape Keeps Flooded Midland Residents Up A Creek Without A Repairman

Privatization Remains a Popular Practice with School Districts

Michigan School Privatization Survey 2016

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This is the 14th edition of the Mackinac Center's annual school privatization survey. We ask every school district in the state if they outsource one of the three main noninstructional services — custodial, transportation and food services. The results from this year's survey show that 70 percent of school districts contract out for at least one of these services. … more