Parents are seeking spots in a more diverse array of schools. (Marvin Joseph/WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Woman, 27, is charged in IHOP shooting alleged to be an anti-gay hate crime (Crime Scene, Blade)

Vincent Gray proposes to pay city workers back for last year’s furlough days (D.C. Wire)

Attention “young idealistic political professionals” — beware Iranian spies (WTOP)

Historic Preservation Review Board member does not care for your “west coast housing ideas” (Housing Complex)

Make your own mumbo sauce (HuffPo)