Mount Prospect School District 57 School Board
United States of America

Recently - School District 57 School Board members and Superintendent of District 57 have begun investigating the option to outsource the district's transportation needs to a third party company.

District 57 School Board and the Superintendent are considering the dissolution of the transportation department and outsourcing bussing to a third party and the Board and Superintendent intend to approve final bidder on July 15th.

Roughly 50% of Illinois school districts outsource transportation services. Transportation service outsourcing has the potential to reduce district costs, improve services, driver quality, safety, and flexibility. The links below provide more arguments FOR outsourcing school transportation services.

Link to the d57 analysis:


A few links providing examples of other districts outsourcing school transportation services.




District 57 should concentrate as many resources as possible on its primary function, preparing and educating students, AND if the district can still provide transportation services which are safe and high in quality, through a cost-effective 3rd party service - then the parents of district 57 support this option.

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The Should D57's Core Competency be Educating our kids or Managing Bus Fleets? petition to Mount Prospect School District 57 School Board was written by District 57 Parents and is in the category Education at GoPetition.