MCPS is only county agency not going alongby Erin Cunningham and Marcus Moore | Staff WritersMontgomery County Public Schools officials must furlough employees or risk having their budget cut by the County Council, Councilwoman Duchy Trachtenberg said Thursday.
Currently, the school system is the only county agency to spurn furloughs for its employees; however, its employees make up about two-thirds of all county workers.
"Look at administrative people," Trachtenberg said. "There are people who work in central offices, librarians who could be furloughed. They aren't doing something that's specific to classroom instruction."
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