Study: Only about 15 percent of Texas school districts outsource foodservices

Study: Only about 15 percent of Texas school districts outsource foodservices

Research by Mackinac Center finds Lone Star State lags Michigan in contracting out non-instructional services like food, custodial and transportation.

Only 153 of the 1,025 independent school districts in Texas contract out their food services, according to a survey by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Nevertheless, that ratio, about 15 percent of the districts, is the highest of the three types of services the Mackinac Center studied.

Custodial services were contracted out by only 9.8 percent of the districts and transportation a minimal 3.8 percent. In all, 22.

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