ELPS Bussing Costs // Mike Conlin
EAST LANSING PUBLIC SCHOOL’S BUSSING COSTS
The recent controversy about the transition plans associated with ELPS implementing their elementary school reconfiguration made me curious about ELPS’s bussing costs.
I was shocked to find that ELPS spent $1,171,207 on student transportation in academic year 2017-18. The graph below shows that this is a 61% ($443,478) increase in ELPS’s student transportation costs over the past eleven years. Note that contracting out ELPD’s general education bussing to Dean Transportation, through the Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD), beginning … Read more →