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Ironwood board hears case for bus privatization

 

January 16, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — While no decision has been made, the Ironwood Area Schools’ Board of Eduction heard the case for privatizing the district’s school buses.

“Our goal in any district we go to is that when you ask, ‘How’s your transportation?’ They say, ‘What transportation,’” said Greg Herfindahl. “My feeling is the school district’s job is to educate, our job is to transport.”

Herfindahl, who owns Schilleman Bus Service of Eagle River, told the board privatizing the busing service had a number of benefits; including the oppor...



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