Rochester bus drivers, custodians to lose jobs

Some 250 Rochester Community Schools employees will lose their jobs at the end of the school year due to outsourcing of transportation, custodial and some grounds maintenance jobs. The board of education voted unanimously Monday to contract with Durham School Services for student transportation and with GCA Education Services for custodial and partial grounds work. Superintendent Frederick Clarke said the district expects to save $11.7 million over the three-year term of the two … [Read more...]