peter spadafore http://michiganradio.org en Lansing school board delays decision on privatizing school bus service http://michiganradio.org/post/lansing-school-board-delays-decision-privatizing-school-bus-service <p>The Lansing school board has put off a decision on whether to privatize the district’s bus service.</p><p></p><p>School officials say the proposal would save the district five million dollars over the next five years, primarily by not having to pay to replace dozens of aging school buses.</p><p></p><p>But the district’s unionized bus drivers raised questions about the plan.</p><p></p><p>Peter Spadafore is the school board president. He says giving the union one week to spell out its concerns is a good idea.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 03:46:43 +0000 Steve Carmody 16061 at http://michiganradio.org Lansing school board delays decision on privatizing school bus service