Images from “Survey Says: Privatization Works in Michigan Schools”
Saving money proved to be the most likely reason a district outsources services. The needs of the district to relieve itself of certain management duties was a close second. Ten district officials insisted that their reason for privatization fit neither into a "savings" nor "management" category, but felt that outsourcing services remained an absolutely necessary action. Two district officials told MPR that their districts had been outsourcing for so long that no one new the initial reason for turning to a private company for business services.