Ervin: More information to be required in monthly financial reports.
by Jen Bondeson Staff Writer. Gazette, Wednesday, July 25, 2012
When the Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee meets on Thursday, they will talk about how they can more closely monitor Montgomery County Public Schools spending, Councilwoman Valerie Ervin said. The committee might ask the Office of Legislative Oversight to look further into the school system’s financial reporting, she said. The committee has in the past relied on the school board to go through the details of the budget and then trusted the board to relay information to the council in a clear and concise way, without hiding anything, she said. “We found out that that was wrong,” she said.To read the whole Gazette article, CLICK HERE.