A parent, who in the latter part of the article discloses his race, explains why he sold his home and moved to Virginia.
It's a sad and revealing article, among other things because the effects of immigration play a prominent part in the story.
The teachers' union line that the problem is money won't wash--DC expenditures per pupil are the highest in the country. And if there's a black majority city in the U.S. that's decently run, tell me where it is. I can think of one.