Custodians have become prime targets for school districts in a budget pinch. Metro Nashville Public Schools has joined systems in New Jersey, Michigan and Indiana who are planning to outsource custodians next year. Privatization is seen as a way to preserve the classroom, but it comes with a human toll. WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports.
By: Blake Farmer
Blake Farmer is WPLN's assistant news director, but he wears many hats - reporter, editor and host. He covers the Tennessee state capitol while also keeping an eye on Fort Campbell and business trends, frequently contributing to national programs. Born in Tennessee and educated in Texas, Blake has called Nashville home for most of his life.
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