d.c. investigation: ex-schools chief gave special treatment for school transfers

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the d.c. inspector general has found that former schools chancellor kaya henderson gave preferential treatment to certain city officials and some members of the public by improperly allowing their children to enroll in schools outside their neighborhood attendance boundaries, according to an internal memo.the memo from inspector general daniel w. lucas cited the results of an investigation into henderson’s use of a regulation that authorizes the schools chief to grant a discretionary transfer “when the chancellor determines that the transfer would be in the best interests of the student, and that the transfer would promote the overall interests of the school system.”but according to the investigation, henderson failed to act impartially in using that authority in 2015, enabling certain families to bypass the school lottery that every district family must use if they want their children to attend an out-of-boundary school.for thousands of d.c. parents seeking better choices for their children, the lottery is a perennial source of angst and heartache.henderson stood by her actions, saying she had exercised the transfer authority in a “very limited” number of cases when “e......

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