Parents and students said the federal case shows those who play by the rules are losing precious seats at elite universities to unscrupulous families with money and clout.
The incident has prompted tense conversations about discipline and race at a Northwest D.C. school.
The Northwest community surrounding the school is contending with its own history.
Racist views toward Asians and Native Americans were also expressed, the school said.
The complaint alleges that the charter operator is closing the school in retaliation for unionization efforts.
The vote comes three months after the mayor picked the former Indianapolis superintendent.
Lewis D. Ferebee is the mayor’s pick to run the 49,000-student system.
D.C. officials say there is little evidence academic achievement improved with a longer year.
The selective high school failed to properly notify families of new admissions standards.
The anti-Trump projection art followed the president to Japan.