Program Profiles
Lewis Ferebee

Current Title
Chancellor
Current Organization
DC Public Schools

The Broad Academy 2017-2018


Dr. Lewis Ferebee, a 20-year education veteran, is currently the chancellor of DC Public Schools. Prior to his current role, Dr. Ferebee served as superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools, the largest public school district in Indiana covering 80 square miles, employing over 5,000 people and serving over 30,000 students. Dr. Ferebee was focused on driving school turnaround for chronically low performing schools, reducing the number of schools rated as failing by 56 percent.

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Indianapolis Superintendent Lewis Ferebee, on Priorities for a New School Year: Pursuing Social Justice Through Equity, Agility & Personalization in Our Classrooms, The 74 million, August 3, 2018

Indianapolis Superintendent Lewis Ferebee sits down to talk about the need for schools to adapt as “college and career ready” comes to mean something very different in the modern economy, the growing need to bring agility into the classroom, and why education is the most urgent social justice issue of our times. Read more.

Current Title
Chancellor
Current Organization
DC Public Schools