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Private company may take over school buses
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The Warren County School System is considering outsourcing its entire Transportation Department to a private company.The move would relieve the school system of buying buses, hiring drivers, paying for fuel, and all other costs associated with busing students.School officials have heard proposals from two private companies about taking over Transportation Department duties. According to Director of Schools Dr. Jerry Hale, the companies claim they can save the school system money and pay bus drivers more.“They both said they can save us money and would be willing to take our employees on,” said Hale. “They said the employees can make more, plus they can provide them insurance and retirement.