Mayor Muriel Bowser tours
the new Brookland Middle School in 2015.

Mayor Muriel Bowser tours the new Brookland Middle School in 2015.

Mayor Muriel Bowser has instituted a new order regarding public school admission for the children of mayoral appointees. The order is in response to a report by the D.C. Inspector General that found former schools chancellor Kaya Henderson granted discretionary out-of-boundary placements to politically-connected parents. How will the mayor and the schools system restore faith in the lottery for D.C. parents?

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  • Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU 88.5
  • Conor Williams Founding Director, Dual Language Learners National Work Group, New America Foundation

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